We know this is a difficult and unusual time and Learning Disability England has pulled together in one place some useful information and resources to help you. These include:
- links to easy read guidance
- information about how to keep safe and well during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
- guidance around social distancing, self-isolating and keeping well
- information to help you should you need to go to hospital
- Coronavirus vaccine information guide
Beyond Words has free resources to support people who find pictures easier to understand than words.
Mencap have produced a hospital passport to support autistic people and people with learning disabilities during the current pandemic.
Further information and support can be found on the following sites:
NHS England and NHS Improvement have developed a short film for people with learning disabilities and/or autistic people about vaccination. It describes what a vaccine is, how vaccines are made, why you should get a vaccine, whether a vaccine can make you ill and how to decide whether to have a vaccine or not.
Useful information about the vaccine:
Information about the covid vaccine: Learning Disability England and Skills for People video (NHS England and NHS Improvement)
A guide to you Covid-19 vaccination- Easy read (UK Health Security Agency / NHS)
What to expect after vaccination - Easy read (UK Health Security Agency / NHS)
Information about vaccines: for people with learning disabilities and autistic people - Roger and Katie video (NHS England and NHS Improvement)