Coronavirus Easy Read

Easy Read information about the Coronavirus

The Learning Disability Nurses at York Hospital have produced this video about what happens if a person with a learning disability goes into hospital at this time:

 

Click the images below to access:

Easy read guides from Public Health England.

 

An autism-friendly guide from www.theautismeducator.ie

 

An Easy Read flip book for children with learning disabilities or accessible information needs, explaining why schools have closed.

An Easy Read flip book for children with learning disabilities or accessible information needs, explaining social distancing.

Information about Coronavirus from Inclusion North.

 

North Yorkshire County Council update in Easy Read.

 

Information about Coronavirus update in Easy Read from Mencap.

 

Coronavirus story with Makaton signs.

 

                  

Easy Read guides with lots of useful resources from Books Beyond Words.

Having swabs taken, Easy Read from NHS Leeds Teaching Hospitals.

Critical Care Communication chart

Easy Read: Going to hopsital because you are poorly with symptoms of Coronavirus from York Teaching Hospitals.

A video from NHS North Cumbria CCG, 'The Masked Heroes', explaining why medical staff are wearing PPE.

Sensory Spectacle have created these downloads to help explain why hand washing can be difficult for people with Sensory Processing Difficulties as well as some visuals of things to consider when looking out for symptoms of COVID-19. Click image to download:

              

 

Conversation topic guides with and without text:

    

 

Click on the images to download the posters:

                

 

 

Useful resources

Makaton signs for hand hygiene : Hygiene Makaton Signs

Carer guidelines for if someone needs admission to York or Scarborough Hospital.