Highlighting COVID-19 Impacts on Families of Children with Special Needs

This large cross-sectional study compares challenges/supports for families of children with complex needs referred for mental health services before and during the pandemic. Areas of support for managing family stress and mental health are discussed, post-pandemic risk/resilience areas are highlighted, and a trauma-informed approach is recommended.


Serena Atallah

Research Coordinator , Child and Parent Resource Institute

Email: serena.atallah@ontario.ca