Producing Easy Read Materials
Here are the steps we follow to convert your doument into a format accessible to people with learning difficulties:
Précis – Précis of long documents, concentrating on the main issues
Context – Putting text into context of other documents or developments if required.
Shortening sentences – The simplifying of text to ensure sentences are no more than 15-20 words long.
Large Print – Formatting text so it is clear and easy to read. Increasing font size and using Dark fonts.
Describing complex words – Complex words or phrases are described immediately after they appear in the text.
Removal of abbreviations – All abbreviations are written in full.
Inclusion of Clipart/Photographs - Specially commissioned clipart/photographs are used to help in the delivery of the meaning. Images are placed next to the text to compliment sentences.
Consulation with people with learning disabilities. – All Easy Read documents are produced with consultation with people with learning disabilities making sure the right words and picture combinations are used. The end result is a clear and understandable document open to all.
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