To promote a fully integrated society for blind and partially sighted people, or others with any impairment which makes reading difficult (“print impairments”) with equitable access to information by:
- promoting standards, and enhancing the widespread use, availability and quality of formats and materials which are fully accessible; anddetermining the English literary braille code, and other official braille codes within the United Kingdom for public use.
Service Providers: UKAAF helps businesses and organisations understand how to meet the needs of customers and clients with print impairments, and how to source and provide quality accessible formats like large print, audio, braille, Easy Read, electronic documents, and more.
Transcribers: UKAAF helps those creating accessible format materials by sharing best practice guidelines for the production of quality accessible formats, and by promoting transcription services.
End Users: UKAAF helps people with print impairments by collecting their views and sharing them with service providers and transcribers, so they know how to meet users’ needs.
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