Coronavirus information –

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Easy read

Keep Safe – Easy read posters, made by Photosymbols. Free to download, print and share. Also with audio


Mencap Easy read information about the latest issues relating to coronavirus in England, including lockdown rules, shielding guidance and information about the vaccine


Books / stories

Beyond Words books for people who find pictures easier to understand than words. Free resources to support people through the pandemic


Coronavirus a free information book explaining the coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler. Audio version also available


#COVIBOOK – Supporting and reassuring children by Manuela Molina


Dave the dog is worried about coronavirus by Molly Watts


Dr Dog explains coronavirus by Lydia Monks and Professor James Logan


My Hero is You, How kids can fight COVID-19! from IASC


Parsley Mimblewood books by Mike Forde
How to not go to school, Parsley Mimblewood saves the world!
How to go back to school, Parsley Mimblewood saves the world again!


Staying Home by Sally Nicholls and Viviane Schwarz


Time to Come In, Bear an animated story about social distancing (YouTube)


The Wiggles Social Distancing song (YouTube)



Local information and support


Croydon Council Coronavirus information and service updates


Croydon Covid-19 Mutual Aid


Croydon Voluntary Action – coronavirus



Other information and support


Carers UK help and advice coronavirus (Covid 19)


Learning Disability England keeping informed and in touch during Coronavirus


NHS website – the latest NHS information and advice about coronavirus

Place2Be Improving children’s mental health Coronavirus updates, advice and support

Supporting Children with LD/ASD Coping with COVID-19 Isolation (pdf)

WellChild Covid-19 information and support


Young Minds Coronavirus and mental health



Information about vaccines for people with a learning disability and autistic people (about all vaccines not the Covid vaccine) This is a short film which describes what is a vaccine is, how vaccines are made, why you should get a vaccine, whether a vaccine makes you ill and how to decide whether to have a vaccine


Information about the Covid vaccine


Government Easy read leaflet about the vaccine


Mencap Easy read about the vaccine Easy read information

Vaccines are coming
Who gets it first?
Please don’t call


What happens when you get the COVID vaccine? – social story by PossAbilities