This pack is designed to offer sensitive and practical support for parents, carers, professionals and other family members supporting a child on the Autism spectrum to deal with the loss of a loved one. The pack comes with a visual support fan which can be useful for children to express their emotions.
- 1 x book – A sky of diamonds – A story book for children about loss, grief and hope. By Camille Gibbs – this illustrated story book is about a girl called Mia who has experienced the death of her mother. It covers all stages of grief; it is perfect for reading with bereaved children aged 5 – 9 years to help them overcome their difficult feelings. It includes built in strategies for coping with grief and answers many questions that children have about death.
- 1 x book – what does dead mean? – death can be confusing and distressing to young children. This simple guide looks at 17big questions that children may ask about death, and answers them in a clear, truthful and simple way. Each question has an illustration and a prompt to encourage children to explore their feelings.
- 1 x Visual support I Feel… expressions fan.
- 1 x reusable cotton bag.