AEC Resources Student Development

Talking to Children
Talking to Tweens and Teens
Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus
How to Explain Coronavirus to a Child with Anxiety
Managing Stress and Anxiety - CDC
How to Cope With Anxiety About Coronavirus (COVID-19)
How Can I Calm My Child Who Won’t Stop Talking About the Coronavirus
Emotional Health
How to Stay Emotionally Healthy During the Coronavirus Outbreak
Seven Tips on How to Avoid Going Stir Crazy in Quarantine
10 Ways to Help Your Grade Schooler Manage Stress
10 Ways to Help Your Middle or High Schooler Manage Stress
7 Activities to Keep Your Kids Emotionally Healthy
Emotional Wellness Toolkit
Stress of Working From Home
Managing Expectations
Virtual Counseling Centers
Clinical Counseling Services
Talk Space
Support Groups
Turn 2 Me
Turn2Me hosts online support groups for anxiety, depression, stress management, suicidal thoughts and feelings, and general mental health issues.
The Tribe Wellness
Social Distancing
How to Protect Your Mental Health During Social Distancing
Social Distancing Comes with Social Side Effects
The Family Lockdown Guide
Social Distancing Should Not Mean Losing Human Connection
How to Prevent Loneliness In a Time of Social Distance
Keeping Your Distance to Stay Safe
Supporting Your Child With Online Learning
Back to (virtual) School: 5 Things Parent Can Do to Support Students
Activities for Children
AEC’s Reading with Ms. Kendra
Virtual Field Trips 
Virtual Museum Tours
Virtual College Tours
While many colleges are cancelling their campus tours and preview days, many colleges offer virtual tours on their websites.
Screen Free Activities 
How You and Your Kids Can Destress During Coronovirus
Home Activities
 5 Playground Activities That Can Boost Your Child’s Development
450 FREE College Courses from 8 Ivy League Colleges
Tween and Teens
What to Do When Your Teen Resists Your Help
How Do I Monitor My Kids Online Activities without Spying On Them
9 Ways to Protect Your Child From Online Predators
Media Balance, News and Media Literacy: Reduce Student Anxiety (and Your Own) During Uncertain Times
College and University
College Board
Has cancelled SAT testing until after May
All AP students and teachers will be able to draw on the free online resources provided to every AP classroom this fall.  Resources include free AP online lessons and review sessions.
The AP program will communicate possible solutions for upcoming tests on March 20th.
Virtual Tours of Colleges and Universities

                             Community Resources
Reduced Hours and Unemployment Claims
If your hours have been reduced you may file a claim for lost income.  
JobConnect call center hours are 8am-8pm M-F.  Call (702)486-0350

Food Distribution 
Clark County School District:
Nevada Energy
“NV Energy will suspend disconnects for non-payment for our customers directly impacted by this crisis. We will also waive late fees and deposits for customers who experience financial hardships related to COVID-19, or are unable to pay due to self-isolation. Please contact our customer care center to make alternative payment arrangements if you are directly impacted by the COVID-19 threat.”
Southwest Gas
“We understand that these are trying times for many of our customers and want to ensure that you focus on the well-being of your families without having to worry about any disruption of service from Southwest Gas. As such, we have stopped service disconnections indefinitely, until the coronavirus situation improves. For customers experiencing financial hardship, we are here to help with flexible payment options. Our website and mobile app will give you the ability to manage your account from the comfort of your home without needing to visit our payment offices in person.”
Las Vegas Valley Water District
“The District is temporarily suspending customer shutoffs for delinquent accounts and/or nonpayment, due to the COVID-19 pandemic”
City of Henderson
“City of Henderson is temporarily suspending water service shut-offs.”
Internet Assistance
Cox Connect2Compete Program
New Connect2Compete customers will receive their first month of service free, which is normally available to qualified low-income households for $9.95/month.  
Century Link
“Our Statement to Keep Americans Connected At CenturyLink, we know our customers are counting on us to keep our network running so our children can continue to learn and the world’s businesses can continue to run efficiently. We stand ready, willing and able to meet our customers’ near-term and long-term needs and are prepared to ensure traffic flows smoothly across our network, regardless of increased demand. We will waive late fees and will not terminate a residential or small business customer’s service for the next 60 days due to financial circumstances associated with COVID-19. Today, we committed to the FCC’s ‘Keep Americans Connected Pledge’ outlining these actions. We are also suspending data usage limits due to COVID-19.”
Share Village
Share Village Las Vegas is hosting a multi agency event that is open to the public Saturdays from 10:00am-12:00pm.  Veterans Village #2, 50 N. 21st. Street, 89101
Services include:
Food pantry
Housing referrals
Medical and mental health services
FREE pet supplies
Emergency supplies
Job resources and referrals
Hygiene supplies