There are a range of easy read and accessible resources from different organisations, making coronavirus easier to understand for everyone.
Keep Safe UK have a range of Easy Read posters about Coronavirus which are free to download, print and share – now with audio versions. These cover topics including COVID vaccines, support bubbles, PPE, testing and more.
This is a short film from NHS England and NHS Improvement developed for people with a learning disability and people with autism.
It describes what a vaccine is, how vaccines are made, why you should get a vaccine, whether a vaccine will make you ill and how to decide whether to have a vaccine or not.
GOV.UK have produced an easy read guide guide to looking after your feelings and your body.
Mencap have a range of Easy read guides to help you stay safe and well including guidance around social distancing and face coverings. New guides have been created about the latest lockdown rules and shielding advice in England.
Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group have created a video on Staying safe during the coronavirus outbreak – this has been translated into English, Arabic, Urdu, Somali, Punjabi, Polish, Bengali and Turkish.
The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists have been providing regular updates to the speech and language therapy community including guidance and FAQs.
NHS England and NHS Improvement has made a guide for frontline staff to support the management of patients with a learning disability, autism, or both during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and Community Child Health have created some useful information on supporting children with a learning disability/ASD on how to cope with isolation. Supporting children with a learning disability/ASD to cope with isolation
The Deaf Health Charity Signhealth has a page dedicated to coronavirus which includes daily updates from the Government. If you are Deaf, experiencing a crisis and need support, text deaf to 85258
The Challenging Behaviour Foundation are working to produce resources that may provide some useful information and tips to you and your families. They will upload these as soon as they are ready – so please check back regularly.
The Children’s Commissioner children’s guide to coronavirus
The guide aims to answer children’s questions about coronavirus, tell children how to stay safe and protect other people and how to help them make the best of their time at home.