Coronavirus

Coronavirus COVID-19 is currently making people sick.

We want to help people stay healthy and avoid getting sick. We want to make sure that if they do get sick they can get good medical care.

It is changing the way we live at the moment. We want to help people understand the government’s rules.

What we are doing

On this page you can find

  • Easy Read information for people with intellectual disability
  • Our advocacy work to ensure people with intellectual disability have fair access to health care
  • Videos about staying well and safe during lockdown or isolation
  • Useful links to more information and support

We will be releasing more information and doing more over the coming months. Stay in touch with our work on Facebook, Twitter or sign up to our email updates.

 

Our Easy Read information about Coronavirus

  • Coronavirus rules

    On 15 May the NSW Government updated the rules about what we can do during Coronavirus.

    This Info Guide explains the new rules in Easy Read.

    Read the Info Guide
  • About the COVIDSafe app

    The Government has made an app called COVIDSafe to help everyone during Coronavirus.

    See our info on how to use the app.

    Read info
  • Staying at home during Coronavirus

    The Government has said to stay at home.

    Here is Easy Read info about what to do.

    Read our guide
  • Look after your mental health during Coronavirus

    Many people are worried about Coronavirus.

    If you feel like this you need to look after your mental health.

    Read now
  • Staying safe from Coronavirus

    An Easy Read guide about

    • What is Coronavirus
    • How Coronavirus is spread
    • What to do if you feel sick
    Get the guide

Our advocacy work

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

Videos

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Look after your mental health

 

Are you scared or upset about Coronavirus?

You need to look after your mental health.

Leigh has some great tips for you.

 

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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.

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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?

 

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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.

 

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Stay safe at the shop

 

Going shopping for food is something we all need to do.

But now with Coronavirus, we need to take extra steps to avoid catching the virus.

Here are 9 steps to stay safe at the shop.

Useful links

The information and resources on this page are funded by the National Disability Insurance Agency.

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