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When Someone Dies

The information pack “When Someone Dies” was created by Clinical Psychologist Franziska Augusta (project coordinator), Speech and Language Therapist Pamela Daniels and Chaplain Shauna Sweeney, as a comprehensive resource on bereavement and loss for the students, families and teachers of Saint Augustine’s School.

The pack contains 4 downloadable documents as well as a downloadable audiobook, which may be helpful when supporting children with intellectual disabilities who are affected by bereavement.

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When Someone Dies – accessible information book for children with intellectual disabilities

How to Support Children with Intellectual Disabilities through Bereavement – guidelines for parents and teachers

Background Information: Children and Bereavement – contains information on the grieving process and developmental stages of understanding death in children

Resources for Children and Adults on Bereavement – including books, websites, counselling and support services

When Someone Dies – downloadable audiobook for children with intellectual disabilities