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I get it!

Access Easy English interprets documents into simple everyday language, supported with images.

It means more people can

  • read
  • understand
  • actively use your written information.

What is Easy English?  Find out more

Find out what services we offer.

Fact!

44% of Australian adults (15-65 years old) have non-functional literacy skills.

This means 7.3 million adult Australians have low literacy skills. 

(Report No. 4228.0). 2013  www.abs.gov.au.

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NSW Legal Aid

NSW Police Powers

Set of 4 Books.

Order online to receive a copy.

Book Titles

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Country Fire Authority, Victoria.

How to be Safe from Bushfire in Victoria

4 books & a set of questions to plan.

 

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Code of Conduct

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 Women with Disabilities Victoria

 

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Book 7 in their research Voices against Violence

 

Women with Disabilities, Victoria have have also had developed their

  • AGM report in Easy English
  • Series of 3 training fact sheets to use with young women in schools.

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Quality of Support Review. Look for the heading Quality of Support Review 2/3 of way down the page.

Human Services Standards. Scroll 2/3 way down the page for the Easy English version

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Integrated Family Violence Partnership. Southern Melbourne.

1.Men. Think Safe Act Safe. A Post – Court Intervention Order Fact Sheet.

2. My Safety Plan.

3. What is Family Violence

4. Flyer for services

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Link to Access Easy English Twitter 

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Find recent Easy English publications from Access Easy English or email us to get other examples.

2 speech bubblesLink to Access Easy English blog. Commentary, research, resources from Access Easy English.

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Email: cathy@accesseasyenglish.com.au

 

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          Phone: 0466 579 855

Training Opportunities

Individuals or groups can request training. Email me to request something specific for your environment.

Some training available:-

  • Easy English training – 1 or 2 day trining; 3 hour or Board presentations;
  • Introduction to working with people with little or no speech;
  • Participation, Inclusion and Positive Communication for people with little or no speech;
  • Key Word Sign.

More information on Easy English training

More information about Communication and Interaction workshops for people with little or no speech

Journal Publications from Access Easy English

Basterfield and Starford (2014) Plain Language for Access to  Democracy and Citizenship. Clarity. 72 (2) pp22-25

Email Cathy@accessseasyenglish.com.au to request a copy.

 

 

 

2016 Conferences

November 2016. Clarity 2016.

Paper: Access to written information: A social equity, social justice issue

Speed Learning session: Easy English – a case study: Hidden Discrimination.

 

2017 Conferences

February 2017.  VALID. Geelong

Paper: Computers and the Internet