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Self-Care for Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 2020


For parents of children with complex needs, taking care of yourself often feels like a luxury on a “normal” day.

During these challenging times, it can seem almost impossible. We hope these resources help provide you with needed inspiration to persevere. After all, taking care of yourself is vital to the well-being of your entire family.

6-year-old boy standing on a deck holding a red umbrella with pictures of boats on it.

Resources

Self-Care in the Time of Coronavirus
This short article from the Child Mind Institute provides five helpful tips to help you practice self-care.

Free Mindfulness Resources to Find Calm and Nourish Resilience During the COVID Outbreak 
Guided meditation and mindfulness resources from Mindful.

Practicing Mindful Self-Compassion
Recording of a one-hour presentation by Jana Villemez, Family Consultant for the Arkansas Children and Youth with Sensory Impairments.