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Learning Disability & Autism – the need for urgent Covid-19 vaccination


In response to the recently published ONS data which highlights the shocking and outrageous reality that around two-thirds of fatalities from Covid-19 during its peak from start of March to mid-May were people with disabilities. That is more than 22,000 deaths.

People with learning disability aged 18-34 are 30 x more likely to die from Covid-19 than those without a learning disability.

Link to Learning Disability England’s article – Stop the Postcode Lottery

Link to Learning Disability England’s statement about Covid Vaccination

Link to The Guardian’s article on Disability and Covid: Shine a Light

Sign the petition – PRIORITISE VACCINATIONS