Elliott Street Surgery

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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.

https://clicktime.symantec.com/3SKLCJTzy2wLGxdHGdYq3iT6H2?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.autism.org.uk%2Fservices%2Fhelplines%2Fcoronavirus%2Fresources%2Fhelpful-resources.aspx

Easy to read guidance on shielding

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/875126/Easy_read_guidance_on_shielding_March_2020.pdf

Mencap

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