Friday, December 14, 2012

Tragedy in Connecticut: How to help your children

Our prayers and heart felt sorrow goes out to the families and community of this horrible tragedy that has happened today in Connecticut. We ask that you turn off your TV and Internet today so your children do not see inappropriate media. We are very thankful for the APP and the website who immediately put up resources for us to pass along to you. Please feel free to click on there website for additional resources. If you have any other questions please feel free to contact your pediatrician. Again, our hearts are so heavy at this time for such a horrific event.

AAP Offers Resources to Help Parents, Children and Others Cope in the Aftermath of School Shootings

The AAP has assembled a collection of resources to help parents, teachers, students, and schools cope with the aftermath of school shootings. Additional resources are provided on promoting mental health, school safety and violence prevention. Contact your pediatrician for more information.

For Parents/Teachers:

For Students:

For Schools:

  • Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools
  • Tips for Talking to Children After a Disaster

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