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covid support

Helping Children Cope with Stress

According to the World Health Organization, children may respond to stress in different ways such as being more clingy, anxious, withdrawing, angry or agitated, bedwetting etc. Respond to your child’s reactions in a supportive way, listen to their concerns and give them extra love and attention.

Talking to Children About Covid-19

Explain the virus and how it is spread in words they can understand. Be mindful of the child's developmental level and vocabulary. Use this guide to prepare before talking to your child or children.

Comic Strip to Explain the Coronavirus

Explain the virus and how it is spread in words they can understand. Be mindful of the child's developmental level and vocabulary. Use this guide to prepare before talking to your child or children.

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distance learning

Chromebooks are available for pickup from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. week days outside the MCPS office at 45 W. Gude Dr., Rockville, MD, 20850. You must bring your child's ID and wear a face mask.

MCPS Engagement Resources

Use the resources on this page to stay engaged in virtual learning. Some resources include homework support, dual language literacy support

and other resources.

How to Make A Home Routine

For most of us, life feels anything but normal right now with the COVID-19 pandemic, schools closed and working from home. But you can create a new normal for your family by having consistent routines.

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mental health

Caring for Yourself During Covid-19

This is a stressful time for many. With the government and media sharing updates throughout the day and the fear of the unknown, it is understandable to feel overwhelmed, stressed and anxious. You are not alone.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

1-800-273-8255

Crises Response

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the ability to be aware of where we are and what we are doing, and not being overly reactive or overwhelmed by what is going on around us.

Read more about mindfulness benefits and how to practice it daily from positive psychology.