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Actualizado: 28 dic 2020

Essential and accessible information about COVID19 aimed at people with intellectual disabilities in order to facilitate their understanding of this global emergency. Material prepared by the Venezuelan Association for Down syndrome AVESID. One issue that concerns us as entities that work with people with intellectual disabilities is the lack of adequate and accessible information available to them. This circumstance deserves that all members of society are informed of what is happening, how to prevent it and how to act in case of contracting the disease. Not informing is EXCLUDING. Therefore, ensuring the rights of all people, we put this material at hand so that you can print and learn to take care of yourself.


The coronavirus is like the flu or a very strong cold. Also called Covid-19

Can make you sick



Sore throat

Difficulty breathing

Some people will only get a little sick, but others will be very sick and will need to go to the hospital.

Coronavirus is in almost all countries now.

Everyday there are more people infected with coronavirus.


But there are some things you can do to keep yourself more safe and protected:

Wash your hands several times during the day.

•Count to 20 every time you wash your hands.

Wash your hands before and after eating.

Wash your hands before and after going to the bathroom.

If you cough or sneeze, try to do it by covering your mouth with your elbow.

Wqsh your hands or use hands sanitizer gel after touching things like:

• Carts of purchases.

• Doorknobs or light switches.

• Remote controls you share.

• Keys, Computers, mouses or cellphones.

Stay away from people who cough or sneeze; the virus passes from the air to your body through the nose, mouth and eyes.