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Short Webinars for Parents

Based on the questions the CISS team has received from families, our behaviour team has answered some of these in these short webinars.

Bored Children
Children Testing Limits
Anxiety in 3 year olds
Anxiety in 6 year olds
Anxiety in 10 year olds

Family Wellness
Tool Box

Coping with Covid-19 Pandemic

CISS has collected links and resources on the following topics:
  • Counselling Resources
  • Self-Care – Tips for Coping
  • Talking to Your Children
  • Working at Home with Children
  • Social Stories and Visual Schedule Ideas to Support Children
  • Mindfulness Activities

Parenting Through The Pandemic
Dr. Gordon Neufeld

Parental Resiliency

Institute of Child Psychology
Parental Resiliency is key during these challenging times. Join Tania Johnson, R.Psych, as she talks about the importance of self-care

Virtual Playdate Ideas with Free Printable Checklist


Find out how to host a virtual playdate and print off a checklist of playdate ideas!


Spring is Here!
Supporting diverse communities to BLOOM!

For April's Five Moore Minutes video we are reminded about the importance of supporting inclusive learning communities! So often, we respond to individuals in crisis by removing them from a learning community, rather than seeing crisis and responding to the entire community with wrap around support. This 5MM video will be connecting with supplemental content including The Five Moore Minutes Podcast which can be found on all podcast platforms.

Free On-Demand Webinar: Mental Health and Resilience During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping our lives in a way that has great potential to impact our mental health. Key changes include heightened anxiety in our local community and the world; social and physical disconnection from others; and the ever-present threat of an unfolding unknown. These factors can create new mental concerns, or exacerbate existing ones, such as anxiety, depression, trauma, and our patterns of coping. This webinar will explore key factors for understanding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Viewers will receive concrete guidance for building resilience and staying emotionally and mentally healthy during this stressful time, including insights for supporting children.

View First Words' Seven Free Webinars on Speech and Language

A free information book explaining the coronavirus to children


The Most Fun Your Family Can Have In A Video-Call!

This application allows children to video chat with family members while playing a game together or reading a book.
Download Caribu on the App Store or Google Play

My Hero is You
Storybook for Children on COVID-19

Available in 17 languages!
View the e-book
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Good Energy at Home is a free online resource that provides tons of ways for kids and families to be active, stay mindful, and keep on learning!
  • movement, yoga and mindfulness videos
  • Downlaodable curriculum activities
  • recommended off-screen home activities
They also have games on their free GoNoodle app - available on iOS, Android, AppleTv, Fire and Roku.
Find activity ideas on the
Andrew Fleck Children's Services Pinterest Page.

With 42 boards, you will find new activities to discover!
While our offices are closed, we encourage you to explore online resources from the Ottawa Public Library. City of Ottawa Residents who do not have a card can apply for one online to have immediate access.

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