Latest Coronavirus Information

We will use this page to share helpful information and tips. Click on the links to see more.

 

Easy read guides from keepsafe.org.uk

The Keep Safe logoKeep Safe is a new website with information about the Coronavirus. There are some posters about different topics made by Photosymbols.

 

They have a new poster all about the changes to the rules in England.

 


 Coronavirus Glossary

Text: What it meansEasy Read Online have put together this document that explains the meaning of lots of words used to talk about Coronavirus.

 


 Information about going into hospital

The Mencap logoMencap have written some guides about what happens if you or someone you know has to go to hospital.

What happens if I go into hospital?

What happens if someone I know goes into hospital?


 Resources from Beyond Words

The Beyond Words logoBeyond Words books tell stories without using words, just pictures. They have some new books about Coronavirus that you can download for free on their website. 

 


 Staying safe from text scams

The words 'Text scams' in green on blackThis guide from Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership has information about fake texts you might receive about Coronavirus.

 


 Advice from Public Health England

The Public Health England logoPublic Health England have produced these easy read guides on different topics to do with the Coronavirus.

 

Advice on 'Shielding'

'Shielding' is how we look after the people who are mostly likely to become very ill with Coronavirus.

 

Looking after your feelings and your body

This guide is about making sure you feel calm and stay healthy. 

 

Staying at home

Advice about staying at home and following the Government guidelines.


 

 Resources from Learning Disability England

The Learning Disability England logoLearning Disability England has collected lots of information from different places on the Coronavirus.

 


'You're not alone'

The top of the document 'You're not alone'Sunderland People First have produced this guide to help people feel less worried about what is happening.

 


 Easy Read information from Inclusion North

The Inclusion North logo

Inclusion North have put together some easy read information about Coronavirus. On this page you can download it and listen to an audio version.

 


Guide to Coronavirus for kids

The bottom half of a cartoon virus with the words 'My name is Coronavirus' underneathIf you have children and you are trying to talk to them about what is happening with the Coronavirus this guide from MindHeart could help.

 


 

Things to do

 

#AloneTogether

#AloneTogetherThe Cares Family have put together this list of activities you can do every day if you are feeling bored.

 


 

Heart n Soul Creative Packs

The Heart n Soul Creative Pack logoThe arts organisation Heart n Soul will be sharing some creative activities every two weeks. This is the first set. You can find out more about it on their website.

 

Heart n Soul Creative Pack 1

Heart n Soul Creative Pack 2

 


 

Questions from our North Yorkshire Self-Advocacy Team

The team have put together these sets of questions to give you lots to think about.

What would you do?

Tell me this!

Have you ever?

What would you choose?

Tell me the animal

Tell me the town