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.

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.

Through the Maze

Things to do while you are at home.

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

Weekly activities and workshops from People Matters

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

Easy Read printable guide to Zoom

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

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