We specialise in accessibility
We create documents that are easy to read and websites that are easy to use
We create information for everyone
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.
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.
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?
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.
How accessible is social media?
15 August 2018
With so many people using social media and relying on it as a key source of information, it’s important to make sure that everyone can navigate it, including people with a hearing, sight or mobility impairment. We looked at the accessibility of two of the most popular social media platforms – Facebook and Twitter – and include some first-hand experiences from a person with vision impairment.
Web design trends challenging accessibility
17 July 2018
Digital accessibility is essential for building an inclusive society. Unfortunately, many organisations and businesses are simply not aware of its importance, or they just don’t know how to go about it. To help get you started, we’ve listed a few of the latest web design trends and their impacts on accessibility.
Study looks at how people with intellectual disability use social media
19 June 2018
Judith Darragh is a PhD Candidate at Flinders University in Adelaide and has been working on a study looking at how people with intellectual disability use and access social media. Judith recently published the initial results of the study in a journal article Let’s talk about sex: How people with intellectual disability in Australia engage with online social media and intimate relationships.