Coronavirus Guidance in Accessible Formats and other languages

Posted March 31, 2020

31/03/2020 – NHS Guidelines on coronavirus translated

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Information now includes lockdown guidelines: English, Amharic, Armenian, Bulgarian, Czech, Estonian, French, Simplified Chinese, Greek, Gurjarati, Lithuanian, Malayalam, Portuguese, Sindhi, Spanish, Turkish

31/03/2020 – Prime Ministers Letter to the nation in easy read

26/03/2020 – The Ineqe Safeguarding group have created a resource that could be used to explain Coronavirus to children with special needs.

24/03/2020 Photosymbols easy read Coronavirus posters

Click the links above or the image below to see the posters.

Coronavirus Poster Set

24/03/2020 – Mencap has produced an easy read coronavirus leaflet which you can read by clicking the image below.

Inclusion North has produced an easy read leaflet, along with an audio copy.

Visit their website to access the audio version. Click the image below to read the leaflet.

24/03/2020 – Coronavirus update from Royal Association For Deaf People

Keeping Informed and In Touch during Coronavirus

Learning Disability England has dedicated a space on their website to sharing information and resources about the virus and what you can to do to stay safe and well, and how people are staying connected and finding solutions.

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SignHealth has translated advice and information from Public Health England and the Department of Health and Social Care.

Click the icons below to read the guidance and other useful information.

11/03/2020 – Hand Washing Tips for People With Sensory Difficulties

Hand washing is crucial in reducing the risk of contracting the Coronavirus (COVID-19), but people with difficulties with sensory integration or sensory processing can experience aversion to the smells, images, sounds and the tactile sensations of hand washing; have problems with balance, tone or coordinating their hand movements; or not understand the step-by-step process of hand washing. Any kind of soap is really good at killing the virus. People can use whichever soap they find easiest, and some people may find an alcohol-based hand gel best.

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NHS England has produced a video to help people with a learning disability, autism or both, to use the NHS 111 service: