Common Grief Reactions in Children and Young People
All children and young people will experience the death of somebody close to them in different ways. At SeeSaw we believe that, just as dying is a natural part of living, all grief reactions too are natural and normal responses. Children’s grief reactions will vary depending on the child’s age and stage of development, their character, and the existence of secure and supportive relationships with their caregivers.
Below are some common grief reactions for children and young people of all ages: