Grief & Loss: A child's perspective
After a death of a loved one, grownups are often unsure about how to help young children. Death is a difficult concept for adults to process, and most feel helpless in the presence of a grieving child. For children, there is an added dimension. Their capacity to make send of the loss is filtered through the lens of their developmental state. After some discussion of infants and toddlers, our young experts, ages 4-12, explain with patience and wisdom, how the grieving process has been for them and what has been comforting to them.