Why information in easy read is important

A series of videos by members of the learning disability partnership board explaining why information in easy read is important.

You can also find guides to making information in easy read and using Photosymbols on the right. We have also produced a word-bank that helps to explain what some difficult words and terms mean.

Why information in easy read is important - example 1

"I can't read print so need to have the information on a CD so I can listen to it in my own time."

Why information in easy read is important - example 2

"I like to read it myself and without support."

Why information in easy read is important - example 3

"So I can understand it better."

Why information in easy read is important - example 4

"Using plain, simple language makes it easier to understand for everyone."

How easy read has benefited the learning disability partnership board

Members of the North Yorkshire County Council learning disability partnership board explain how they are now able to better understand information presented through the board, thanks to the use of easy read.