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Make it easy to read: Principles and practices

This video describes the Easy Read principles and practices.

An important practice that you can do to include reasonable adjustment during health assessments is to create Easy Read materials. Let’s recap on the eight strategies for creating your own Easy Read document:

  1. Think about your audience
  2. Decide on the document you would like to create
  3. Plan out your document
  4. Select your font and text size
  5. Start constructing your words
  6. Carefully choose your pictures
  7. Print your document
  8. Review and edit using a co-producer

Thinking about creating an Easy Read document:

  • Which of these steps do you think are the most important for a successful Easy Read document?
  • Why?

We have added some examples of Easy Read documents that we use at Trinity College Dublin that you can review, in the Downloads section.

In the next step, we’ll be asking you to create your own Easy Read documents.

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