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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.

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NSW Legal Aid

NSW Police Powers

Set of 4 Books.

Order online to receive a copy.

Book Titles

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Country Fire Authority, Victoria.

How to be Safe from Bushfire in Victoria

4 books & a set of questions to plan.

 

 

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Code of Conduct 2016

Code of Conduct 2018

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Australasian Society of Intellectual Disabilities.

Conference Program for Hobart, 2017

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Quality of Support Review. Look for the heading Quality of Support Review 2/3 of way down the page.

Human Services Standards. Scroll 2/3 way down the page for the Easy English version

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Integrated Family Violence Partnership. Southern Melbourne.

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

2. My Safety Plan.

3. What is Family Violence

4. Flyer for services

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Email: cathy@accesseasyenglish.com.au

 

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          Phone: 0466 579 855

Training Opportunities

Just announced 2 day Easy English writing course.

30 & 31 July 2018. Tweed Heads, NSW

27 & 28 August 2018. North Sydney, NSW

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 and Starford (2014) Plain Language for Access to  Democracy and Citizenship. Clarity. 72 (2) pp22-25

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

2018 Conferences

March 2018. Virtual Disability Conference                      Better Evidence of Easy English. Better Outcomes. What is the research Saying?

July 2018 ISAAC Gold Coast

  1. Why ACCess to Meaningful Written Information is a social equity, social justice issue.
  2. Use Easy English. AACcess All Areas What is the research saying?
  3. Marketing on a shoestring – ACCessing Key Word Sign. Poster presentation.