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 means 7.3 million adult Australians have low literacy skills.
(Report No. 4228.0). 2013 www.abs.gov.au.
Some current publications from Access Easy English
WinterFest Program. July 2019
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About the Shows
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Due to COVID-19 other training may need to be cancelled.
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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.
So much great information.
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
Many facts sheets on
- Safer Sex and Rights about Sex
- Work Rights
- Health Rights
Scroll down further at this link https://ourplace.wwda.org.au/translations
Find 5 key Fact sheets in Easy English
- translated into 10 community languages
- 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)