A group of Universities throughout the UK are carrying out a survey on the impact COVID19 is having on people with a learning disability. PAMIS are particularly interested in the group they support, adults with a profound and multiple learning disabilities and their family carers. Below are links with more information and interviews. Please contact a member of PAMIS staff or email [email protected] if you wish to participate in the survey or discuss further.
Project website: www.covid19learningdisabilities.co.uk
Channel 4 ‘How people with learning disabilities are coping in lockdown’ https://www.channel4.com/news/how-people-with-learning-disabilities-are-coping-in-lockdown
Information sheet for families – this Word document is primarily for family carers and explains more about the survey and value of participating. COVID survey flyer for website
BBC Scotland Lunchtime show radio link https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000pf95 – Prof Jahoda and Cameron Smith, a colleague at SCLD talked about his own experiences. The actual timing of this piece is 1:13:39 – 1:18:25
This is the link to some short videos including one from Pat Graham, parent to Lauren. YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC81tAvXpvYCvgGI65KNfm_A