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Information on Coronavirus

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All adults in Scotland have been offered their COVID-19 booster vaccination.  This includes all adults and children aged over 5 with a learning disability in Scotland. For more information about COVID-19 vaccinations, please visit the NHS Inform website. You can watch a video about how to book your vaccine booster appointment on the NHS Inform website. Scottish Government advice All …

Scotland goes into New Year lockdown

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As of Tuesday 5th January 2021, the Scottish Government has announced a nationwide lockdown. People are advised to stay at home as much as possible and to only leave home for essential reasons. You can find out more about the new restrictions here. To help people with learning/intellectual disabilities to understand how the lockdown restrictions will affect them, the Scottish …

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Does easy read really make for easier reading?

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SCLD’s Implementation & Involvement Officer, Catriona Rowley explores the often complicated world of easy read… Since reading the “Easy read and inclusivity: two perspectives” article from the Scottish Learning Disability Observatory (SLDO) last week, I’ve been thinking about my experiences of Easy Read. Both Rhiann and Lois made comments in the piece that had me nodding along in agreement. Feedback from …

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Easy Read Information

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Easy Read is one form of accessible information.  Easy Read is about making written information easier to understand. Easy Read documents use short simple sentences with pictures. Easy Read documents are one way to make information more accessible to people with learning disabilities. Easy Read Top Tips Easy Read Resources Personalised Easy Read These are documents that are designed for …