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Creating accessible print ensures the text is readable not just for people with sight loss, but makes it easier to read for all.
Writing accessible text for print documents
- The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) have produced a useful Top Tips for Creating Accessible Print Documents.
- The UK Association for Large Print Formats have created minimum standards for clear and large print.
Using Plain English
- The Plain English Campaign provide a whole raft of free resources to support the writing of clear and accessible text.
- Using a SMOG (Simple Measure of Gobbledygook) calculator is a quick and easy way to test the readability of your text.
Use to create easy to read visuals, Widgit Online is a resource that helps support their creation.
Makaton is a unique language programme that uses symbols, signs and speech to enable people to communicate.