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NFDA Assists Sesame Street with Distribution of Grief Resource Kits to Funeral Directors

October 4, 2010
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NFDA Assists Sesame Street with Distribution of Grief Resource Kits to Funeral Directors

imageThe National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) is partnering with Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street, to distribute When Families Grieve, a bilingual (English and Spanish) multimedia resource kit, featuring the Muppets from Sesame Street, for young children and families who have experienced the death of a parent.

When Families Grieve was created as part of Sesame Workshop?s Talk, Listen, Connect initiative, the goal of which is to help families cope with difficult transitions. Sesame?s outreach initiatives harness the power of the Sesame Street Muppets to aid the communication between adults and children through strategies and language that are child-appropriate and useful for the whole family.

The materials aim to: