Corona Virus: Useful information

CORONA VIRUS: Where to find the latest information relevant to children’s homes

Updates on COVID-19:
https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Guidance for educational settings:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19

Guidance for social or community care and residential settings:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-for-social-or-community-care-and-residential-settings-on-covid-19

Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas:
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus

Educational resources:
https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/resources/campaigns/101-coronavirus-/resources
https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/schools

Latest Department for Education information:
https://twitter.com/educationgovuk
https://www.facebook.com/educationgovuk/

Information for children

https://becomecharity.org.uk/coronavirus

Autism specific

https://carolgraysocialstories.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Pandemics-and-the-Coronavirus.pdf

https://www.autism.org.uk/services/helplines/coronavirus.aspx

Software to support communication for children with additional needs

https://sites.google.com/site/speaking4autism/information/free-picture-symbol-resources

https://www.callscotland.org.uk/downloads/posters-and-leaflets/ipad-apps-for-complex-communication-support-needs/

https://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/2013/02/11/12-computer-programs-websites-and-apps-for-making-social-stories/

 Translated information

UK Government have released translated guidance for self-isolation and social distancing into the following languages: Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, French, Gujarati, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Urdu and Welsh.

1) https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance

2) https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-social-distancing-and-for-vulnerable-people

Doctors of the World have also provided Corona Virus guidance in a variety of languages, and they will continue to update these:

https://www.doctorsoftheworld.org.uk/coronavirus-information/