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Isolated from peers, teens find new paths to community amid pandemic

Posted on AllSides April 17th, 2020
From The Center
coronavirus, teens, community

The pandemic lockdown is depriving teenagers of their social groups and casting a shadow over their college and job futures. How can parents help teens cope with the isolation and uncertainty?

Isabella Flood Wallin, a sophomore in the suburbs of Seattle, misses her freedom.

She’d take a bus to school and use it to move freely around the city, going with her friends to the International District after school for boba tea or wherever else she needed to be. But with physical distancing in place to fight the coronavirus pandemic,...

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https://www.csmonitor.com/The-Culture/Family/2020/0417/Isolated-from-peers-teens-find-new-paths-to-community-amid-pandemic

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