Like adults, children are greatly affected by a disaster or traumatic event. Some children may be affected even more than adults, but no one realizes it. Children need to hear that it is normal to feel frightened during and after a disaster or traumatic event. Acknowledging and normalizing children’s feelings will help them make peace with their experience and move on. You can help your child by following some of the ideas in this tip sheet.
This online tool supports home visiting staff and those who support them by presenting regulations, strategies, publications, and resources in a way that’s interactive, flexible, and adaptable to people’s needs. It offers the readerthe opportunity to read, review, rate, save, and organize material that’s engaging, supports understanding, and ultimately contributes to their expertise as home visitors and home visiting supervisors. It has been developed by the Early Head Start National Resource Center, and includes numerous resources produced by other national centers.
Prepared for the Office of Head Start, under contract # HHSP23320100009YC, by the Early Head Start National Resource Center at ZERO TO THREE.