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Plain English guide

Plain English Campaign How to write in plain English Publication date: 2009 Ranking: essential A simple explanation plain english and some key principles to help you write in a plain english style. Download a copy from the Plain English Campaign

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Website accessibility standards

Equality and Human Rights Commission / British Standards Institute PAS 78:2006 Guide to commissioning accessible websites Publication date: 2006, updated 2014 Ranking: useful Prepared originally by the former Disability Rights Commission, this comprehensive document sets out the specification requirements that

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Palantypists

Written or spoken English is not the way everyone communicates. Here is the second of four posts in the series on alternative formats. When signing doesn’t fit the bill, there’s another way of ensuring clearer communication if you are hearing

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Easy Read

Written or spoken English is not the way everyone communicates. Here is the last of four posts on what are known as alternative formats. So, what’s Easy Read all about? Watch MENCAP‘s video to see or download the guide. Easy Read video

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Accessible Information Guide 2014

North Somerset Council Publication date: 2014 Ranking: useful The Guide sets out the council’s policy for ensuring information is presented in an accessible style and in formats appropriate for everyone’s needs. It seeks to ensure that the council meets its

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Accessible information guidance

Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) Publication date: 2013 Ranking: useful Website RNIB guidance on making all forms of information in any format accessible to disabled people. How to view the webpage Please follow this link To obtain a

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