In a fast changing enviroment, please use these links to keep you up-to-date with the lastest news and information surrounding COVID 19
Updated Coronavirus Advice in Community Languages-More Languages Added
A message from Doctors of the World:
Due to the changes made to the NHS advice regarding COVID19 on Monday afternoon, Doctors of the World have updated our Covid 19 translated guidance:
English, Albanian, Arabic, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish are now ready - please use this link
To be updated very soon: Bengali, Dari, Farsi, Hindi, Kurdish Sorani, Mandarin, Pashto, Urdu, Vietnamese, Tigrinya, Amharic, Malayalam, Somali
We have also added more European languages: Polish, Romanian, Russian are ready. Coming soon: Bulgarian, Latvian, and Hungarian!
The guidance is based on the NHS and the UK government's updated advice and health information, and we have produced translated versions thanks to the support and assistance of the British Red Cross, Migrant Help, Clear Voice, and the Eastern European Resource Centre. We really
Thanks for spreading the resources and we would be happy if you could please continue to share these with your patients, service users and your networks widely so that we reach all communities who would like this crucial information in their own language.
We will try to keep these updates these updated as the current advice changes. We very much welcome offers of help from qualified translators.
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Coronavirus Information in Easy Read
Coronavirus Information in British Sign Language
Easy Read Version on Covid 19
You can be download this file here
Coronavirus and wellbeing:
Mind UK have put some resources to help if you're feeling anxious here
Links to Support Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs:
The Council for Disabled Children have outlined a list of links to support children and young people with special educational needs, together with their parents and carers, to give information about Coronavirus.
National Autistic Society - Guidance and helpline for parents, young people and staff
Mencap - Easy-read guide to Coronavirus
Place2Be - Guide to helping parents answer questions from their children and to support family wellbeing
Young Minds - Talking to your child about Cornavirus and 10 tips from their Parentd Helpline to support family wellbeing
Carers UK - Guidance for carers
Covibook - An interactive resource designed to support and reassure children aged 7 and under, designed to help children explain and draw the emotions that they might be experiencing during the pandemic
Amaze - information pack for parents
Other sources of up-to-date information can be found on the following site
Read the latest Coronavirus message from Newham Council here