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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) do not have well enough developed literacy skills to read a range of different documents .

This means 7.3 million adult Australians have low literacy skills. 

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

Current Resources

Some current publications
from Access Easy English

 

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Safeguards Project

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Family Planning Victoria

Sexual Health Fact Sheets 

12 Fact Sheets.

Download or request copies to be sent to you.

 

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NSW Legal Aid

NSW Police Powers

Set of 4 Books.

Order online to receive a copy.

Book Titles

Country Fire Authority, Victoria.

How to be Safe from Bushfire in Victoria

4 books & a set of questions to plan.

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  1. Can I do this task?                                                  Help for Allied Health Assistants and                      Support Workers.
  1. Quality of Support Review. Look for the heading Quality of Support Review 2/3 of way down the page.
  2. Human Services Standards. Scroll 2/3 way down the page for the Easy English version

2 oval shapes on diagnonal , interacting with each otherIntegrated Family Violence Partnership. Southern Melbourne.

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

2. My Safety Plan. Availabe in a ‘z card’. (Credit card size)

3. What is Family Violence

4. Flyer for services

Training Opportunities

Just announced

Canberra Easy English 2 day writing course, 2019.

25 & 26 February 2019.

Phillip, Canberra, ACT.  Flyer or  Book here

Hosting by Koomarri

 

Sydney Easy English 2 day writing course 2019

18 & 19 March 2019.

Redfern, Sydney, NSW. Flyer or Book here

Hosting by People with Disability Australia

 

Melbourne Easy English 2 day writing course, 2019.

25 & 26 March 2019.

Central Melbourne, Vic  Flyer or Book here

Individuals or groups can request training. Email me to request something specific for your environment. cathy@acesseasyenglish.com.au

More information on Easy English training

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

 

Coming Soon

Look out for new resources from

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2018 Program General Information

Each day of the program was also available in Easy English.

Contact me to find out more.

Code of Conduct 2018

Code of Conduct 2016

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Australasian Society of Intellectual Disabilities.

Conference Program for Hobart, 2017

 

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Email: cathy@accesseasyenglish.com.au

 

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          Phone: 0466 579 855

Training Opportunities

Just announced

Canberra Easy English 2 day writing course 2019

Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 February 2019.

Sydney Easy English 2 day writing course 2019

Monday 18 & Tuesday 19 March 2019.

Melbourne Easy English 2 day writing course 2019

Monday 25 & Tuesday 26 March, 2019.

Individuals or groups can request training. Email me to request something specific for your environment. cathy@acesseasyenglish.com.au

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 (2018) Access to written information: a social equity, social justice issue. Clarity. 78 pp 18 – 22

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

 

Senate Appearance

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.

Submission 116     Senate Report    Chap 6 Conclusion; Recommendation 9      Government Response

2019 Conferences