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Resources for Children, Youth, Parents and Other Caregivers, and Schools

Children and Adolescents

  • Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Can Experience Traumatic Stress
    • A Fact Sheet for Parents and Caregivers
      • In this fact sheet, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) explains what intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are, describes how trauma such as may be experienced in a disaster may affect children with IDD differently from other children, and emphasizes the key role caregivers have in supporting their children in coping with adversity and trauma.
    • Flood Resources
      • This section of the NCTSN’s website describes floods and provides information for parents, other caregivers, and families about what to do before, during, and after a flood. Descriptions and links to related resources are also provided.