Accessibility resources to help you communicate about COVID-19

The CQC have put together a list of resources to help people communicate with others about COVID-19.
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  • Beyond Words is providing free picture stories and illustrated guides to support people with learning disabilities and autism through the coronavirus pandemic
  • Imperial College London, in partnership with the BME Health Forum and the North West London Clinical Commissioning Groups have produced a series of videos aimed at encouraging people to continue to use health services if they are unwell. They are available in EnglishArabicFarsiKurdish and Sylheti.
  • Resources from Learning Disability England
  • Signhealth has made their InterpreterNow remote BSL interpretation service available for free across all healthcare services
  • Signhealth is providing a videos of summaries of key coronavirus guidance in BSL
  • Public Health England stay at home guidance, translated and in easy read
  • NHS guidelines translated into up to 50 languages by Doctors of the World and find video advice here
  • Easy read information on COVID-19 from Mencap
  • The handwashing rap, produced to help people who have a learning disability

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