What are alternative formats?

North Somerset Council

Guidance on types of alternative formats

Publication date: 2015
Ranking: essential

Written or spoken English is not the way everyone communicates.
Here is the first of four posts on line drawing of text on paperwhat are known as alternative formats.

It is a requirement of the Equality Act 2010 that alternative formats are provided to enable a disabled person to participate in discussions, hear presentations or simply carry out a transaction.

If information is worth passing on, or something is worth saying then its important to make sure everyone can understand!

Index of posts
Click on any of them to jump to another post in the series.

  1. Overview of alternative formats (this page)
  2. Palentyptists
  3. Induction loops
  4. Easy Read

For more information on the legal framework have a look at the Equality and Human Rights Commission website.

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