We specialise in accessibility

We create documents that are easy to read and websites that are easy to use

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.

Read more about Easy Read

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?

Read more about Australian literacy levels

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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

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The social model for disability

14 February 2022

There are three circles that have different images in them. One is of a woman in a wheelchair. Another is of three people talking, one of them in a wheelchair. The third shows two women looking at a tablet together.

“The problem isn’t that I can’t get into a lecture theatre, the problem is that the lecture theatre isn’t accessible to me.” – Professor Mike Oliver, academic and disability rights activist

We can view disability through two main lenses: the medical model and the social model.

Learn more about these models and the types of barriers people with disability face in this article. 

Free accessibility training over coffee

17 December 2021

Our Inclusion Advisor, David Saxberg, shares his enthusiasm for running free professional development sessions. He loves his work and serving the community, and understands the issues that face government and not-for-profits. David's expertise, lived experience and passion for inclusion and accessibility make him the ideal person to catch up with over coffee. 

Read the article on our website.

Respectful use of images

14 November 2021

A family of 3 smiling for a photo together.

When many of us think about charities and not-for-profits, we might picture starving children with swollen stomachs, or women holding their babies and smiling sadly. These images can be effective at evoking emotional responses. However, this kind of photography could be considered expolitative and might spread stereotypes.

Read more about using images in respecful ways here.