Information about Coronavirus

Easy-read information about Coronavirus

Information more accessible to people with learning difficulties and disabilities, produced by Connect In The North.

Beating the Virus: a picture story that helps have conversations with people with learning disabilities

A short wordless story, that will help people to understand what to do if you have Coronavirus and how to keep yourself and those who you care about safe. The story also shows how to safely help others who may be self-isolating. Supplementary text at the end of the story gives information on where people can seek help if they are unwell and signposts to other useful resources.

Key information from Aspire

Lots of information and resources aimed at those with learning disabilities for people who use Aspire services, family carers, partner organisations, and staff.

Easy read information about coronavirus from Mencap

Simple to print PDF

Easy read shielding poster

Printable PDF with information about shielding, updated June 2020

Easy read rules poster, June 2020

Printable PDF with information about June changes to general Coronavirus advice.

Keep Safe from Coronavirus

Lots of easy read information and printable resources.

Downloadable public transport face mask exemption cards

Download this PDF template and cut out one of the cards to show. Each card explains a different reason why it’s ok for you to not wear a mask. From Keep Safe.

Things to do online

Through the Maze

Lots of information about things to do on the internet while you are at home.

Purple Patch Arts – activities for people with learning disabilities

We know how important it is for people to stay active, engaged and stimulated while our Lifelong Learning Programmes are closed. With that in mind, we’ll be posting daily activities on this page, in line with our weekly theme. You can do them all at home, using resources that you should be able to find around the house / garden.

Leep1 – for adults with learning disabilities

A Facebook group for people with learning disabilities running daily lessons and fun things for people to do including posting YouTube videos and hosting Watch Parties. A private group but anyone with learning disabilities can ask to join.

Weekly activities and workshops from People Matters

Regularly updated weekly plan of activities and workshops delivered using Facebook for people with learning disabilities.

Staying safe online

Staying Safe on Social Media and Online

Easy Read guide to online safety produced by the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities

eSafety guide guide for people with learning disabilities 

An Easy Read guide developed by Care Management Group and CHANGE. Printable PDF.


How to use Zoom

Easy Read printable guide to Zoom

Developed by Ace, an independent advocacy organisation based in Suffolk.

Easy read printable guide to Zoom 

Printable PDF from Learning Disability Wales

People In Action – Video tutorials for people struggling with Zoom

Installing and using Zoom on a phone or tablet

Learn to install and use Zoom on a computer