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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. 
Read more: ABS Data 2013 #4228OECD PIAAC Data 2013, 2016

Translating documents into Easy English

In 2021, Cathy was invited on to the Speak Up: Speech Pathology Australia Podcast.
She discusses how speech pathologists can use Easy English with host Anneke Flinn. Also available at:  Apple PodcastsSpotify

Speech PAtholgoy panel. Says Translating documents into Easy English. A conversation with Access Easy English's Cathy Basterfield

Discussion about people with low literacy
The Drum ABC - February 18 2020.
With Julia Baird, Sam Conner and Christine Ryan.

Zero Conference 2023
At the UN, February 2023.

A summary of Cathy's presentation.

Our news

Radio interviews

See our 3 recent radio interviews on the ABC for Drop the Jardon day.

Conference's we are attending

ASID Conference 2023 held in Melbourne 

22-24 November.   

Cathy is presenting 'An update on accessible written information' at 12pm on November 22.

Come visit us at our Exhibit 

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