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Disability and Covid-19

National Autistic Society

National Autistic Society, Coronavirus top tips for autistic people

The National Autistic Society website has also had quite a lot of addition information added over the past week.


Easy to read guidance on shielding



The Learning Disability charity Mencap is producing information for patients in Easy Read. It can be found on the link https://www.mencap.org.uk/advice-and-support/health/coronavirus-covid-19

SCIE guidance

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) has published three separate but related guides to supporting people with learning disabilities and/or autism through the COVID-19 pandemic: one for front-line care staff; one for family carers; and one for social workers and occupational therapists, please click the following link : https://www.scie.org.uk/care-providers/coronavirus-covid-19/learning-disabilities-autism