Useful links and numbers
Disability Information Helpline
1800 643 787 M-F
8:00am to 8:00pm (AEST)
1800 020 080
Beyond Blue Coronavirus
mental wellbeing support service
1800 512 348
Resources for people with disability and CALD
COVID-19 Hub Home Member only resources
Toolkit Snap Lockdown Guide COVID-19 Vaccine Health Department Advice NDIA & NDIS Commission Free eLearning Workplace & Business advice People with disability & CALD Victorian COVID-19 Response ACT COVID-19 Response
Easy Read Information
NDIA have recently published Easy Read information relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Easy Read (text only) - Coronavirus (COVID-19) information (DOCX 50KB).
The Council for Intellectual Disability has developed Easy Read health information including a guide on viruses and staying healthy, which may be helpful to share with participants. Similarly, Access Easy English offer a wide range of easy read resources.
Planning tools for people with disability
The Queenslanders with Disability Network, working with the University of Sydney and Queensland Government, has developed practical tools and information to help people with disability develop their own ‘Person-Centred Emergency Preparedness’ plans for dealing with COVID-19.
COVID-19 information - multilingual resources is useful for anyone supporting people from CALD backgrounds