Get informed Here you can find accessible information on what coronavirus and COVID-19 is, plus easy read guides and resources for friends, family and carers. If you know of any information you think we’re missing here, please share them with us at [email protected] . On this page: Information for people with learning disabilities or autism Information for family and friends Resources for carers and heath or social care professionals . Information for people with learning disabilities or autism Click here for easy read guides from the Government on coronavirus and COVID-19 Inclusion North have a coronavirus hub with resources, video links and audio files to help people during the pandemic. There will be information added to this page everyday A guide on reducing the spread of coronavirus has been released by the Government The long-awaited guidance specific to supported living setting has been published by the Government Get Checked Out have made some easy read posters and hospital passports on their website Photosymbols have also created a set of 8 Coronavirus posters Easy Health have some good hospital passports resources here in case you do need to go to hospital for anything during this time Hand Washing Rap Video – a guide to handwashing from the Purple All Stars Hand hygiene tutorial video guide on YouTube The Government have made easy read advice on staying at home and another guide on why we need to avoid people in public There are some good accessible Coronavirus daily update videos Here is some advice on money during the lockdown. This link isn’t easy read, so please ask for help if you need it Here is a letter from the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, about coronavirus and what we all need to do to stay safe Information here about accessing supermarkets and online supermarket shopping Badges and cards have been made for people who have difficulty or concerns about maintaining social distance. You may want to have one if you are feeling anxious about people coming close to you, or if you are struggling to maintain social distance so people are more understanding. You can download the badge here, the card to print here and a mobile phone version here Guide on staying at home - what to do if you or someone in your home has coronavirus symptoms . Information for family and friends A new webpage here from the Disabled Children’s Partnership (which we are part of) pulls together a range of online resources and information for families with disabled children The Learning Disability Professional Senate have created this resource, designed to support families and carers of people with learning disabilities through the coronavirus restrictions You can download free wordless books from Books Beyond Words to explain what’s happening with the virus and the lockdown There is also an illustrated story book to help explain the current situation Here is a family carers' guide from the Social Care Institute for Excellence . Resources for carers and health or social care professionals Here is a social story resource (PowerPoint) we’re using to explain the lockdown to people we support Here are some great webinars of positive practice during the coronavirus pandemic Important communication advice from our teams for health and social care staff to ensure you are making the necessary reasonable adjustments for people with learning disabilities or autism The Government have released a statement on supporting disabled people and their carers to explain the changes made in the Coronavirus Act 2020 Use these easy read posters from Photosymbols to help explain what’s going on during the pandemic Clinical guide for frontline staff to supporting people with learning disabilities from the NHS An article on the Coronavirus Emergency Bill and what it means for social care You can download free wordless books from Books Beyond Words to explain what’s happening with the virus and the lockdown Tips for supporting the wellbeing of people with learning disabilities Guidance for people working in residential or supported living COVID-19 guide for care staff supporting adults with learning disabilities or autism .