24 Ways to Comfort Kids Without Physical Contact: Strategies for Teachers and “Pod” Parents During COVID=19

Kids need help calming down sometimes. But if you’re a teacher or daycare provider during the cornonavirus pandemic, or a parent looking after kids as part of an at-home learning cohort, COVID-19 social distancing rules have taken away one powerful calming method: appropriate physical contact.

Until hugs are back on the table, developmental pediatrician Robert D. Keder, MD, shares ways to soothe and reassure kids – without physical contact.

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December 3, 2020
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Robert Keder, MD
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