RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES

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Books to be read to young children:

  • Badger’s Parting gifts by Susan Varley
  • Is Daddy Coming Back in a Minute? by Elke Barber
  • The Secret C – Straight talking about Cancer published by Winston’s Wish, UK.

 

DVD clip which may be viewed with young children:

 

A guide for parents and guardians:

 

 

 


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These books may to be read to young children:

–      What happened to Daddy’s Body? by Elke Barber

–      Sad isn’t bad. A good grief guidebook for Kids dealing with loss. By Michaelene Mundy & R.W. Alley

–      When Dinosaurs die. A guide to understanding death. By Laurie Krasny Brown & Marc Brown

–      I Miss you. A first look at death by Pat Thomas.

 

 


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Books which may help older children/ adolescents

    

 

 


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 for parents who are caring for bereaved children

 

 


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nformation on adult grief please click on leaflets below.  See also www.bereaved.ie for more resources and information.


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Other sources of support

Barnardos Bereavement Helpline Service – 01 473 2110

 


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