Zeeko.ie is an organisation based in University College Dublin which was set up to develop ways to keep children and young people safe online. The Zeeko team delivers internet safety workshops to pupils, teachers and parents in over 400 schools around the country every year. They are currently involved in research into the impact of […]
If you have teenagers and young adults who are struggling with social distancing this article by Psychology Professor Michelle Drouin may be useful. The original can be downloaded from the Psychology Today website here https://www.psychologytoday.com/ie/blog/love-online/202003/how-talk-teens-young-adults-about-social-distancing How to Talk to Teens & Young Adults About Social Distancing The key is understanding their unique perspective. Posted Mar 22, […]
Barnardos has launched a national telephone support service for parents in response to the challenges they are facing during the Covid-19 pandemic. This service will be staffed by Barnardos project workers who are trained professionals. The government’s response to Covid-19 has meant that normal routines and sources of support are currently unavailable to many […]
Here is a great resource offering tips and advice on how to support someone with additional needs during this Covid19 pandemic http://www.cheeverstown.ie/wp-content/uploads/Supporting-people-with-additional-needs-during-Covid-19-closures-Final-2.pdf As well as practical ideas about daily routines there are relaxation exercises, easy read information sheets about Corona Virus and much more.