Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Europe in Action is an annual conference which brings together more than 200 people with intellectual disabilities, their families and professionals.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic represents huge health and safety risks, forcing most of us to a swift reconsideration of our current and future plans, work activities and a way of life in general.

In a time like this people with intellectual disabilities can face even more challenges in their daily life.

Inclusion Europe collects and develops resources and information to better understand and navigate this challenging time.

5 steps to prevent harm to people with intellectual disabilities and their families in Coronavirus emergency. 1. Inform clearly 2. Deliver the information 3. Help to deal with emergency 4. Help to overcome isolation 5. Protect disability rights

5 steps to prevent harm to people with intellectual disabilities and their families in Coronavirus emergency (.pdf)

Inclusion Europe online meetings about the Coronavirus emergency.

Read here an article about the Coronavirus in easy-to-read.

 

Download easy-to-read documents

Easy-to-read information about Coronavirus (.docx)

Social distancing (.docx)

How to join online meeting in Microsoft Teams (.pdf)

Feel free to use these documents to create your own language versions.
If you share them with us, we’ll be happy to add them to this collection of resources.

Different language versions

català (.pdf, TEB)

česky (.pdf, Inclusion Czechia)

ελληνικά: Κορωνοϊό COVID-19  – Κρατάμε αποστάσεις (.pdf, NCDP)

dansk (LEV)

Deutsch (Lebenshilfe)

English (ENABLE Scotland, Inclusion Ireland)

español (Plena inclusión)

français (UNEPEI)

hrvatski (Udruga za samozastupanje)

íslenska (.pdf, Proskahjálp)

italiano (Anffas)

magyar (.pdf, EFOESZ)

Nederlands (.pdf, Inclusie Nederland)

polski (PSONI, picture format)

português (.pdf poster 1, 2, 3)

русский язык (Belapdiimi)

suomi (Papunet)

svenska (FDUV)

 

Learn more

What is easy-to-read?

Inclusion Europe online meetings about the Coronavirus emergency.

Videos with useful information about the pandemic, in different languages:

 

5 ways to help prevent the spread of COVID-19

(all EU languages – select language in the bottom right corner of the video)

German / Deutsch

Corona-Virus

5 steps to prevent harm to people with intellectual disabilities and their families in Coronavirus emergency. 1. Inform clearly 2. Deliver the information 3. Help to deal with emergency 4. Help to overcome isolation 5. Protect disability rights

Clinical guide for front line staff to support the management of patients with a learning disability, autism or both during the coronavirus pandemic (.pdf)

 

 

 

Anffas (Italy)

Information about Coronavirus in Italy (in Italian)

ENABLE Scotland

Emergency planning for carers

Learning Disability England

Resources and information and how to stay in touch.

Lebenshilfe (Germany)

Recommendations and information

Zet (Zeitung  in Lichter Sprache) .pdf

Plena inclusión (Spain)

Online courses (Spanish)

Rytmus (Czechia)

Tukiliito (Finland)

How to stay in contact during the emergency (in Finnish)

UNAPEI (France)

Health care

NHS England: 5 steps to prevent harm to people with intellectual disabilities and their families in Coronavirus emergency (.pdf)

Governments providing easy-to-read information

France – Germany

European Commission

Coronavirus response

European coordinated response to counter the economic impact of the Coronavirus

 

European Disability Forum

Members activities

Open letter to policy makers

Resource page

 

Autism-Europe

Resources to support the autistic community

 

Eurochild

List of resources for individuals, parents, children and organisations

 

International organisations

World Health Organisation

Information and guidance from WHO

Disability considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak (.pdf)

 

United Nations

Who is protecting the people with disabilities? – by UN Special Rapporteur

Preventing discrimination against people with disabilities in COVID-19 response

Inclusion International

Members resources

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