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Information on Coronavirus

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*Please note that this information is up to date at the time of its publication, however information and restrictions on Coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing frequently and we would ask you to be aware of this when referring to the information below. We aim to keep our information as up to date as possible.

Last update: 20/07/21

We have been working with Scottish Government to produce some guidance for people with learning disabilities on the Coronavirus outbreak and how people can protect themselves.

On Monday 19th July 2021, the Scottish Government announced that Scotland is now in Level 0.

You can find out about what the restrictions are in Level 0 by visiting the Scottish Government website here.

COVID-19 vaccination programme

If you are a person with a learning disability or you are a family member or someone who supports a person with a learning disability, you should have received both doses of your COVID-19 vaccination.

If you are worried that you have not yet received a vaccine invitation when you should have, you can contact the national COVID-19 vaccination helpline on 0800 030 8013.

Watch the NHS Scotland vaccination video here.

COVID-19 Guided Self-help Booklet Series

The University of Glasgow , with assistance from colleagues at Lancaster University, the University of Oxford and the University of Warwick, have published a series of guided self-help booklets developed for people with mild to moderate learning/intellectual disabilities.

The resources were updated in December 2020. You can access the resources online here.

Printed copies of the resources are available to people living and working in Scotland. You can order print versions of the series by filling out an order form and emailing admin@scld.co.uk.

Other information and resources

Many organisations have produced Easy Read information about and for people with learning disabilities on Coronavirus.

Below we have provided a link to our Google Drive where we have been collating general and Easy Read information and resources. The Scottish Government resources listed above are also available through our Google Drive.

If you have additional resources that you think we should include, please let us know via email.

To access the Google Drive information and resource bank, please click on the heading ‘Access the resources’ below.

Access the resources