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You know accessibility is something you should be doing, but you may not be so sure why, or how, to go about it.

Maybe you’re not sure if it’s worth the investment of time or resources.

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Easy Read is sometimes called Easy English or simple English.

The Easy Read format presents information in a way that is very easy to understand. In its simplest form, it uses images to support text, large font sizes and plenty of white space. Easy Read is currently used extensively for audiences with disability. However, it is also becoming more widely used for audiences with low literacy levels or where English is an additional language.

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Literacy is the ability to understand, evaluate, use and engage with written texts to take part in society, reach goals, and develop knowledge and potential.

Did you know that, in Australia today, over 40% of adults have a literacy level below what is considered enough to get by in everyday life?

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18.5% of the Australian population has a disability – that's 4.25 million people.

More than 40% of adults in Australia have very low levels of literacy.

44% of people have very low levels of computer skills.

Source: The Australian Bureau of Statistics

Latest news

Finding solutions to improve web accessibility for people with cognitive disabilities

9 February 2018

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) develops international web standards and is responsible for the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). It has recently released a gap analysis and roadmap on how to improve web accessibility for people with learning and cognitive disabilities.

Read more about improving web accessibility for people with cognitive disabilities

Shopping centres taking the lead on autism accessibility

13 December 2017

A man shopping with two young children

For people with autism, entering a shopping centre can be a daunting experience. The bright lights, loud music and crowds of people can be completely overwhelming and trigger their anxiety. In the past few months, however, this experience has been recognised by some of the biggest shopping centres and chains in the country – and they’ve decided to help.

Read more about shopping centres taking the lead on autism accessibility

The benefits of bilingual learning for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

13 November 2017

A girl smiling

Research has shown that children are better able to learn when they are taught in the language that they best understand. It also shows that understanding something in your first language helps with second-language learning, as well as overall academic achievement in both languages.

Read more about the benefits of bilingual learning.