How to manage the stress of an unexpectedly long and continuous stay at home is a question that all of us are struggling to answer today. Apart from the other times when we are compelled to stay at home for extended periods, the on-going Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis is far more serious and has further complicated the matter. It is without doubt that all of us are enduring high stress under these circumstances. In the midst of this crisis, a person with disabilities, someone undergoing a serious health issue or an elderly person in our home can become a major contributor to our mental distress. People who take care of children with developmental disabilities and emotional and behavioural issues are certainly going through a hard time. After all, under normal circumstances their burden would have been shared by care centres, inclusive schools, vocational training centres and other spaces.

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