PDF - Project: Kid's Let's Be Superheroes
A special edition book addressing the mental health impact of COVID on children. Target audience is 6 to 12 year-olds. The eBook is intended to be facilitated by an adult.
Iris the Dragon and Ottie Otter are off on a special mission to reduce the mental health impact of COVID-19 on children. This special edition book addresses the social emotional impact of COVID living on children and offers adults insight into why they might be seeing a change in a child's behaviour.
The book addresses the topic of stress, anxiety, loss, and grief that children might be experiencing during a pandemic which is consistent with feelings related to dealing with unexpected changes in one's life. Parents and adult supporters are also offered conversation starters and resources to help them support children. This book has been vetted by doctors at CHEO and Ontario's Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health.