This page shows our response during the early stages of the COVID pandemic.

Some resources may be out of date. The government rules have changed a lot.

What we are doing

On this page you can find

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Our COVID videos

How to do a rapid antigen test from your nose

In this video we talk about how to do a rapid antigen test (RAT) from your nose.

How to do a spit rapid antigen test

This is a video about how to do a rapid antigen test (RAT) on your mouth with your spit.

COVID and disabilities

Alex, one of our project workers and Ruth talk to Dr Jan about the COVID vaccine.

Your right to the vaccine

This video is about your right to the vaccine. It is your decision.

It talks about different people who can support you. It talks about what happens if you can not understand your choices.

COVID Vaccination Stories

Five people with intellectual disability share their experiences of getting the COVID vaccine injection.

COVID Mythbusters

There is lots of information about COVID that is not true.

These are called myths. In this video we bust some of these myths.

Staying up when things are down

This is a special episode about adapting during COVID. We talk with Kane about his experience during COVID. He shares his tips for staying calm and positive in trying times.

A COVID-19 vaccination message

Disability advocate Tara Elliffe shares about receiving her COVID-19 vaccination.

This video is current at May 2021.

Video courtesy of Sydney Local Health District.

Look after your mental health

Are you scared or upset about COVID?

You need to look after your mental health.

Leigh has some great tips for you.

Stay active while at home

Find out what Ella, Alex and Ben are doing to stay active during the pandemic.

What do you like to do to stay active?

Bike riding, going for walks, working out?

How do you stay happy at home?

Leigh, Ella and Alex tell us what they do stay happy at home during lock down.

Leigh likes to entertain family and friends.

Ella likes to do positive thinking.

Alex finds new music to listen to.

Stay busy at home

People with disability talk about how they are keeping busy at home.

Hear what Ella, Alex, Ben and Jack are doing to stay busy.

Our Easy Read information about COVID

  • Staying healthy this winter

    Here are some tips to protect yourself against colds, flu and COVID this winter.

    Read the guide

Other information resources

There are lots of great easy to read resources around. We really like these ones.

Our advocacy work

We want to make sure that if people with intellectual disability get sick, they can get good medical care.

COVID conversations

  • Working in retail

    Justine interviews our Board Member Fiona McKenzie about what it has been like working at a supermarket during the Coronavirus COVID pandemic.

  • Working from home

    Justine interviews our Project Worker Jack Kelly about what it’s like working from home during the Coronavirus COVID pandemic.

Useful links

The information and resources in this pare are prepared using funding from Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) and the Department of Social Services (DSS).

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