Dealing with the new way of life during the COVID-19 pandemic can be overwhelming for parents and children, especially when it comes to schooling and working at home.

Below is a list of useful resources, videos and podcasts from UC Davis Health experts for parents to help their children during this unique time.


child wearing a mask holding onto his mother

COVID-19 may be causing illness similar to Kawasaki disease

UC Davis Children's Hospital is studying a new form of COVID-19 in children that appears much like Kawasaki disease.


Wearing a Mask at the MIND: A Storybook

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Tips to teach children about wearing masks

Children who have appointments at the UC Davis MIND Institute or other clinics may be required to wear masks. This story and video are helpful tools.

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Dr. Lena Van der List and Dr. Dean Blumberg

Kids Considered podcast: Coronavirus update
May 6, 2020

Listen as our pediatricians discuss new research on the implications of immunity and COVID-19 vaccine development and what to expect when schools reopen.


parent and child looking at iPad together

UC Davis pediatrician's ideas for creative learning and exploring

Check out a variety nature activities, virtual museum tours, art demos and more at-home learning resources that encourage exploration.


Homeschooling Tips for Families with Autism

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Homeschooling tips for children with autism

UC Davis MIND Insitute behavior analyst discusses adjusting to distance learning and homeschooling for children with autism.