How to talk to children about the corona virus


Malaka GharibNPR

We’re living in uncertain times. While the news may be hard for us to digest as adults, translating it into a format that is useful for kids can be an ever harder task. Sometimes it can be useful to distill information into a visual format for children, and that’s just what NPR has done with a series of interviews form Cory Turner with Tara Powell at the University of Illinois School of Social Work, Joy Osofsky at the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans and Krystal Lewis at the National Institute of Mental Health.

Check out the first panel of the comic here. You can read the the rest of it and share it with your young ones by clicking here.

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