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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#26)

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Top Links for the week of 21.09.2020-27.09.2020

Youth Voices Today

We worked with First Nations University and producer Mercedes Redman to hear voices of young people in the Foster Care System of Saskatchewan.

https://www.facebook.com/youthvoicestoday

Sesame Street Video Helps Kids With Autism Get Comfortable Wearing Masks

Sesame Street has been a leader in Virtual Education for decades. This informative—and free—resource proves they’re still at the top of the field. If you, or anyone you know, has a child/teen on the Autism Spectrum, this resource can assist you.

https://www.scarymommy.com/sesame-street-mask-video-autism/

Can Acts of Kindness Boost Your Health and Well-Being?

I’m a firm believer that we don’t help our children/youth do enough acts of kindness. It boosts their health and well-being. Find projects for them to help others—especially now during the pandemic.

https://www.runnersworld.com/news/a34030798/acts-of-kindness-impact-on-health-well-being-study/

Dealing With a Teen Who’s Upset But Won't Talk? Try These 7 Words to Get Them to Open Up

I opened this article with dubious thoughts about what 7 words could help a teen open up and I’m glad I did. This is a must in your tool box for helping teens talk.

https://www.purewow.com/family/how-to-get-teenagers-to-open-up?utm_campaign=rss&utm_medium=syndication&utm_source=flipboard

How To Know When It's Time To Seek Help For Your Anxiety 

I once heard a parent say that raising a teenager was like being “bitten to death by ducks,” but what happens when the ducks grow teeth and it’s time to seek professional help? Much in the same way, we are all experiencing some degree of anxiety at this time, but this article will help you understand when you need to seek help.

https://flipboard.com/@huffpostuk/how-to-know-when-it-s-time-to-seek-help-for-your-anxiety-9hinug5umcu274gp?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

Things Young People Said Make Up A Good Life

There are some very simple truths we can learn from the young people interviewed in this article. How we can help our youth find paths to a good life and what we can do to improve their lives right now.

https://www.buzzfeed.com/lgelectronics/what-young-people-said-they-need-for-a-good-life

 

This Week's COVID 19 Links

27.09.2020

High-Agency in the Remote and Hybrid Classroom

http://esheninger.blogspot.com/2020/09/high-agency-in-remote-and-hybrid.html

COVID reopening policy dashboard update

www.reopeningafterCOVID.com 

26.09.2020

For Inmates With COVID-19, Anxiety and Isolation Make Prison 'Like A Torture Chamber'

https://www.npr.org/2020/09/25/913599670/for-inmates-with-covid-19-anxiety-and-isolation-make-prison-like-a-torture-chamb

Chart: Allergies vs. COVID-19 Symptoms

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/covid-19-versus-allergy-symptoms-1.5738729 

Teen sends over 500 'boxes of positivity' to children struggling with mental health

https://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/18745840.teen-sends-500-boxes-positivity-children-struggling-mental-health/

25/09/2020

Trudeau reinstates COVID-19 updates as pandemic's second wave worsens

https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/trudeau-reinstates-covid-19-updates-as-pandemic-s-second-wave-worsens-1.5119726

COVID-19 in Sask: Person fined $2K after allegedly not self-isolating while symptomatic

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/covid-19-saskatchewan-september-24-1.5737555

Resource for mental health in the black community

https://www.sunshinebehavioralhealth.com/mental-health-issues-facing-the-black-community/ 

24.09.2020

Sesame Street Video Helps Kids With Autism Get Comfortable Wearing Masks

https://www.scarymommy.com/sesame-street-mask-video-autism/

Can Acts of Kindness Boost Your Health and Well-Being?

https://www.runnersworld.com/news/a34030798/acts-of-kindness-impact-on-health-well-being-study/

Dealing With a Teen Who’s Upset But Won't Talk? Try These 7 Words to Get Them to Open Up

https://www.purewow.com/family/how-to-get-teenagers-to-open-up?utm_campaign=rss&utm_medium=syndication&utm_source=flipboard

A student’s tips for students during the pandemic

https://www.eaglefeathernews.com/education/a-students-tips-for-students-during-the-pandemic

Black physicians group to independently vet safety of COVID-19 vaccines

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/covid-vaccine-black-doctors-group/

Charting the Next 12 Months — and Beyond — of the Coronavirus Pandemic https://flipboard.com/@health/charting-the-next-12-months-%E2%80%94-and-beyond-%E2%80%94-of-the-coronavirus-pandemic-agpci6so82cd3ide?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

Canadians are foolish and reckless to ignore the COVID Alert app

https://www.thestar.com/politics/political-opinion/2020/09/21/canadians-are-foolish-and-reckless-to-ignore-the-covid-alert-app.html

Northern schools roll out safety plans for 2020-21

https://www.eaglefeathernews.com/news/index.php?detail=4704

Canadian doctor describes differences between COVID-19 and the flu

https://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/canadian-doctor-describes-differences-between-covid-19-and-the-flu-1.5117707

All Your Questions About Trick-Or-Treating This Year, Answered By Doctors

https://www.romper.com/p/trick-treating-this-year-may-look-different-but-experts-have-answers-to-your-questions-34580570

23.09.2020

Bill Nye Is Hosting Virtual Field Trips for Kids on Airbnb, Because Science Rules

https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/bill-nye-airbnb-virtual-field-trips-36821014?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Category/Channel:+main

How To Know When It's Time To Seek Help For Your Anxiety 

https://flipboard.com/@huffpostuk/how-to-know-when-it-s-time-to-seek-help-for-your-anxiety-9hinug5umcu274gp?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

Extensive COVID-19 Statistics Canada

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/public-health-agency-of-canada-covid-19-statistics-1.5733069

Five tips from experts for successful remote learning

https://www.masslive.com/coronavirus/2020/09/five-tips-from-experts-for-successful-remote-learning-during-coronavirus-pandemic.html

Mental Health Issues Facing the Black Community

https://www.sunshinebehavioralhealth.com/mental-health-issues-facing-the-black-community/ 

22.09.2020

Lego Makes a Hundred Billion Bricks a Year. CEO Niels Christiansen on Why They’re Now More Important Than Ever

https://time.com/5888877/lego-ceo-niels-christiansen-play-covid-19/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200922&et_rid=21600831 

In 'Can't Even,' Burnout Is Seen As A Societal Problem — One We Can't Solve Alone

https://www.npr.org/2020/09/22/915590402/in-cant-even-burnout-is-seen-as-a-societal-problem-one-we-cant-solve-alone 

Lift Your Head and Lower Your Arms — You Might Just Feel Better

https://www.npr.org/2020/09/15/913085233/lift-your-head-and-lower-your-arms-you-might-just-feel-better

How To Say No, For The People Pleaser Who Always Says Yes

https://www.npr.org/2020/09/15/913207918/how-to-say-no-for-the-people-pleaser-who-always-says-yes 

No Job, Loads of Debt: Covid Upends Middle-Class Family Finances

https://apple.news/A4L8Ygg7EQ72b1SY5K3_VVA

Colds Nearly Vanished Under Lockdown. Now They’re Coming Back

https://apple.news/AmvSK1KMdRB-6st4vxaCwKQ

How to stop your glasses fogging up when wearing a face mask

https://www.creativebloq.com/how-to/glasses-fogging-face-mask

COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories Are Spreading Rapidly—and They're a Public Health Risk All Their Own

https://time.com/5891333/covid-19-conspiracy-theories/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20200922&et_rid=21600831 

Coronavirus And Teachers

https://www.npr.org/2020/09/17/913986966/coronavirus-and-teachers 

21.09.2020

Things Young People Said Make Up A Good Life

https://www.buzzfeed.com/lgelectronics/what-young-people-said-they-need-for-a-good-life

How to reduce remote learning burnout in kids

https://mashable.com/article/how-to-reduce-remote-learning-burnout/

Pediatricians issue urgent call for help to get flu shot to more people this fall

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/flu-vaccination-covid-19-ontario-pediatricians-1.5731750

Depression vs. Sadness: Ways to Tell the Difference https://flipboard.com/@activebeat/depression-vs.-sadness-ways-to-tell-the-difference-m7utb5oq7oegks5t?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

3 Simple Things a Top Neurosurgeon Does to Stay Focused and Calm in Stressful Situations

https://www.prevention.com/health/a34086143/focus-like-a-brain-surgeon/

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