Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Information for Families

This fact sheet provides information for families of a person with intellectual or developmental disability during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Information for Families

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The fact sheet covers:

  • whether people with intellectual or developmental disability are at greater risk of COVID-19
  • the role families can play
  • the actions families and carers should take
  • how families can support access to health care
  • what happens if a family member, or the person with disability, develops symptoms of COVID-19
  • where to get more information

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