1.5 million people in the UK have learning disabilities[1]. Easy Read and image-led resources can help them understand and use health information. However, these resources are not just useful for people with learning disabilities.They can also be used by those with English as a second language, people with memory problems, people who find it difficult to read and write or those who are stressed. 

This webinar covers:

  • What is Easy Read?
  • Why does it matter?
  • Getting started with creating Easy Read and image-led resources.



[1] https://abilitynet.org.uk/factsheets/what-easy-read



Sophie Randall, director, PIF
Welcome – why everyone should have access to health information they can understand and use

Rachael Middle, clinical quality improvement lead, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Division, Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Producing Easy Read and image-led information

Alicia Wood, CEO, Books Beyond Words
The Power of Pictures

Jessie Dunn, speech and language therapist, Solent NHS Trust, and communication support coordinator, Stroke Association
Creating Easy-Read Resources: Experiences and Tips

Martin Dobson, director, Easy Read Online
Creating Easy Read


TW: Reference to sexual abuse, domestic violence and bereavement.

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