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COVID-19 Guided Self-help Booklet Series

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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 to support people with mild to moderate learning/intellectual disabilities during the COVID-19 outbreak.  The booklets can be used with the support of family members, friends, volunteers and carers and are also suitable for social work and health …

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SCLD Statement on Coronavirus

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In the wake of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic we are taking precautionary steps informed by current public health information. We will be postponing any events that we have planned to take place in the next two weeks and will consider rearranging them in due course. We are currently in the process of contacting our event attendees. We will also contact …

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Information on Coronavirus

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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. Scottish Government Guidance First Minister’s Letter Easy Read Coronavirus Information Leaflet (Easy Read version) First Minister’s Letter Infographic Clinical guide for front line staff to support the management of patients with a learning disability, …