A Brief Guide to Easy Read will introduce you to what Easy Read means, give some top tips on how to do it and provide links to other useful publications and organisations.
Creating simple accessible interactive forms in PDF
This step by step guide takes you through the process for creating simple accessible interactive forms in PDF.
Creating simple accessible interactive forms in Word
This step by step guide takes you through the process of creating Accessible Interactive Forms in Microsoft Word 7.
Making Websites Accessible
Making Websites Accessible provides guidelines for creating and maintaining accessible websites.
Quick Guide – Accessibility checks in PDF documents
This short guide provides steps on how to check your PDF document for accessibility issues using Adobe Acrobat Pro.
Quick Guide – Create an accessible template in Word 2013
This short guide provides steps on how to create an accessible template in Word 2013.
Guidelines for creating an accessible template in Word
This short guide provides information you should know about creating an accessible template in Word 2013.
Quick Guide – Producing an accessible PDF from Word
This short guide provides steps on how to produce a PDF from a Word document using the appropriate accessibility options.
Quick Guide – How to apply headings within Styles
This short guide provides steps on how to apply headings within the styles toolbar in Microsoft Word.
A Brief Guide to PDFs and Accessibility
A Brief Guide to PDFs and Accessibility aims to demystify the accessibility issues around Portable Document Formats (PDFs). The Guide also advises on the basic steps you should take to make sure your PDF is accessible.
Making Information Accessible checklist
A wall checklist with the main points for providing accessible information. The hard copy of the poster is produced in A3 format. You can chose to download the pdf file in A3 or A4 format according to your printing facilities.
Making Information Accessible
This 12 page booklet provides practical guidance on making printed and electronic information more accessible.
Glasgow Good Information Group (GGIG) Documents
Between 2008 and 2012, the Glasgow Good Information Group (GGIG) carried out 2 pieces of research into the information needs of people with learning difficulties. The documents are designed to help organisations to produce easy read documents.
The Access Guides
The Access Guides were produced by GCIL and are useful wall charts that give general good practice guidance on access issues for public buildings. They are designed to be large wall posters and, for best results, should be printed on at least A3 size paper. Alternatively you can phone Disability Information Scotland on 0300 323 9961 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for copies to be sent out free of charge.
The Social Model of Disability
Written by Grant Carson, this 32 page booklet is aimed at policy and decision makers across all sectors. It explains the Social Model and its importance.
Enabling Information Report
A report on improving access and raising standards in information services for disabled people and their carers in Scotland. By the Scottish Working Group on Information Services for People with Disabilities, 1995.