Basterfield, C. February 2019
44% of Australian adults (15-65 years old) do not have the literacy skills to read a range of day to day reading tasks.
This equates to 7.3 million adult Australians in 2013.
(Report No. 4228.0). 2013 www.abs.gov.au.
Easy English COVID - 19 Resources
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Some current publications from Access Easy English
This website is for parents who are dealing with child protection services.
It has been made by and for parents who have learning disabilities.
It is easy to read and use.
Victorian Parliament Legislative Assembly Economy and Infrastructure Committee is having an Inquiry into Access to TAFE for Learners with Disability
The PM has announced the establishment of the National Disability Research Partnership (NDRP) this morning. https://www.ndrp.org.au/
Here is the media release https://www.miragenews.com/national-disability-research-pa…/
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Women with Disability Australia
27 fact sheets in Easy English built into their new website https://ourplace.wwda.org.au. Staff attended 2 day Easy English training. They were supported to further develop their Easy English content for their website.
See all the Easy English fact sheets here https://ourplace.wwda.org.au/translations
There are Easy to Read webpages. Look for the Easy English fact sheets throughout their website too.
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3 fact sheets on Child Protection http://bit.ly/38qCbIU
4 fact sheets on Human Rights http://bit.ly/38v4zJR includes a fact sheet explaining the UNCRPD and UNCEDAW
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Scroll down further at this link https://ourplace.wwda.org.au/translations
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- 1 Aboriginal language
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Cathy was invited to appear at the Australian Government Senate Community Affairs References committee CentreLink public hearing on Thursday 27 April 2017. This followed her submission to the Senate enquiry, earlier in the month.
Journal Publications from Access Easy English
Basterfield (2019) Plain Language, Easy English. What does it all mean? Intellectual Disability Australasia Issue 40, June pp 15-18
Basterfield (2018) Access to written information: a social equity, social justice issue. Clarity. 78 pp 18 – 22
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2020 Conference Presentations
Universal Design Conference May, 2020. Melbourne, Australia
Basterfield, C. Easy English: A critical addition to Universal Design for Everyone, Everywhere, Everyday.
Conference cancelled. New dates Oct 2020
Speech Pathology Australia May, 2020. Darwin, Australia Conference cancelled
Basterfield, C. Functional literacy and legal literacy: Access for all. (Paper)
Basterfield, C. Collaborative international partnerships. Easy English and Easy Read: What do we know? (Poster)
Klaara Easy to Read Conference August/September 2020. Switzerland.
Basterfield, C. What's in a name? Persecptioves on Easy English and Easy Read.
Cancelled til Augsut 30/31 2021.