Easy English winner at the Clear Communication Awards!
22 October 2019
Accessing clear communication is an essential part of being included in our community. We all need to be able to understand information from government, businesses, health services and so many more. Making information accessible is at the heart of what we do, and we were thrilled to be recognised at the 2019 Clear Communication Awards.
Are literacy levels affecting Disability Support Pension approvals?
16 October 2019
A Disability Support Pension can mean so much to the quality of someone’s life. In Australia, four per cent of working-age people receive the Disability Support Pension. Behind this figure of successful applicants, however, is a huge 57 per cent of claims that were rejected in the last four years.
The INAS Global Games are coming to Brisbane!
13 September 2019
The INAS Global Games is the world’s largest sporting event for elite athletes with intellectual disability from around the world. To help make this event as inclusive as possible, we worked with Brisbane Marketing – an organisation dedicated to promoting Brisbane and its surrounds to local, national and international markets. Together, we developed the Easy Read booklet, INAS Global Games: Athlete’s Guide to Brisbane.
A new NDIS Participant Service Guarantee
11 September 2019
During this year’s Federal Election, the Australian Government promised to improve the experiences of NDIS participants by developing the NDIS Participant Service Guarantee. The Guarantee will set new standards for the time it takes for key steps in the NDIS process. This means there will be shorter, agreed timeframes for people to find out if they can join the NDIS, to have their NDIS plan approved and to have their plan reviewed.
Join us in Adelaide to learn more about Easy Read
14 August 2019
We're travelling to Adelaide in September to present at the Department of Premier and Cabinet's Digital Inclusion and A11y Accessibility Meetup. We'll be talking about the new Easy Read version of the Government of South Australia's Online Accessibility Policy. We'll also discuss the benefits of providing information in Easy Read and plain language.