To support our clients and their families and carers at this time, Lifestart is sharing helpful resources, fact sheets and links about COVID-19 and things you can do at home on our Resources page and Facebook.
We will continue to add to the list and encourage you to visit this page regularly to see what is new.
For our latest COVID-19 update for clients and families/carers click here.
Resources and fact sheets
Links to external resources and services
Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Service – Beyond Blue
How to cope with stress related to COVID-19 – information for young people from headspace
Staying safe from Coronavirus – Council for Intellectual Disability
Learning at home during a time of crisis – Australian Coalition for Inclusive Education (ACIE)
Communicating with your child about COVID-19 – Emerging Minds
COVID-19 Translated Resources – Ethnolink Language Services
Digital Lunchbreak activities – Advocate for Children and Young People (ACYP)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and remote communities – Australian Government Department of Health
For more information and support at this time
Lifeline Australia 13 11 14
Kids Helpline 1800 551 800
NSW Mental Health Line 1800 011 511
How to talk to your kids about Coronavirus and guide your family through it – ABC Radio Parental as Anything with Maggie Dent
Nature play can still happen during Coronavirus – ABC Radio Parental as Anything with Maggie Dent
Coronavirus and helping children with autism, episode 4 – The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Parenting in a Pandemic – The University of Queensland