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Tips for talking to children about scary news

Our thoughts and prayers go out to those in Boston.

Below you find several links to information on talking to children about the incident and the images available through media.

Boston specific – PBS Parent’s – Talk to kids about scary

  1. Mister Rogers on scary news: http://www.pbs.org/parents/rogers/special/scarynews.html
  2. Dr. Rosemarie Truglio, VP of Research and Education at Sesame Workshop on how to answer children’s questions about scary news: http://www.pbs.org/parents/theparentshow/how-to-handle-childrens-questions-about-scary-news/
  3. Strategies for talking to kids about the news: https://edubirdie.com/blog/helping-students-during-crisis

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Update 4/16 at 9:25 am

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