Please note that although easy read information can be a useful resource it should not be assumed it will work for everyone.
Some people will benefit from support to use easy read information.
It can assist supporters to be able to explain things in a simpler more accessible way.
Videos are included because they can be a useful accessible format for some people.
Here is a video about abuse. It explains what abuse can be. There are also some workbooks - Abuse is bad | Speakup Main Website
Accessible Information Standard - YouTube (Video has subtitles and British Sign Language)
Why is accessible information important? - YouTube (Video is subtitled)
This is easy read written information - access-info-stndrd-er-upd-jul16.pdf (england.nhs.uk)
Here is a video about drinking alcohol. There is a workbook too - Alcohol | Speakup Main Website
Audio books by Macmillian Cancer Support about cancer, managing pain, financial help and much more www.macmillan.org.uk/cancer-information-and-support/stories-and-media/audiobooks
Easy read information about lots of things to do with cancer. It has information about tests to check if a person has cancer or not. These tests can also be called screening. All resources | Macmillan Cancer Support
COVID-19 Vaccination Easy-Read Leaflets (GOV.UK)
How Coronavirus has affected people with learning impairments and autism
Coronavirus: Why we have added people with Down’s syndrome to the high risk list (Department of Health and Social Care)
Self Isolation for people living alone (NHS Oxford Health, March 2020)
CookABILITY - Accessible tasty recipes and videos
Easy Read Guide to Climate Change
Scams - www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk/shopimages/Accessible%20training%20and%20easy%20read/Embedded_Conversation_Info_Sheet.pdf
ISL218 14 ER Damp & Mould (cse.org.uk)
A video for people with learning impairments showing a visit to the dentist (NHS England)
Katrina goes to the Dentist - www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/easy-read-katrinas-dentist-story.pdf?fbclid=IwAR11eTxm1t4HLQQD3ZLBB3z7Xa7_4qkCgG7UM7y0BsurPWbK1pjmYpaEBJ0
Becoming an Employer using Direct Payments (plymouthonlinedirectory.com)
An accessible round up of some of the big news stories. This is by an organisation called United Response.
How emergency alerts works - YouTube Video
(19) Facebook Easy Read Leaflet
ISL218 14 ER Energy Tips (cse.org.uk)
Action Plan 2019-2014 Easy Read Guide (Department of Health)
An easy read booklet about what a funeral is, what might happen and other ways of remembering someone who has died - mac16311-er-e04-going-to-funeral-pdf (macmillan.org.uk)
Thinking about your funeral mac16344-thinking-about-your-funeral-e04 (macmillan.org.uk)
How to read your meters - ISL218 14 ER Reading your meter (cse.org.uk)
9. Gold Standard Health Check (Norfolk + Waveney).indd (knowledgeanglia.nhs.uk)
Easy read information about lots of different health topics
Flu - How does the flu jab work (NHS poster)
Seasonal Flu (NHS poster)
Flu is caused by different sorts of germs. Seasonal flu happens each winter and spreads very easily from person to person.
NHS England Easy Read Newsletters
In this newsletter you can find out about:
Macmillian Cancer Support easy read information All resources | Macmillan Cancer Support
How to make information accessible (CHANGE, 2021)
Image Bank - Learning Disability Service (learningdisabilityservice-leeds.nhs.uk)
LGBTQ+ stands for Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer or Questioning.
The + is to be inclusive to everyone that feels part of the LGBTQ+ community, but don’t feel like they fit into the groups listed in LGBTQ.
LGBTQ+ An Easy Read Guide (CHANGE, 2020)
LGBTQIA+ What do all the letters mean? - www.easy-read-online.co.uk/_files/ugd/7e469a_f744864f46ce4f6c9bee86b4ace484bb.pdf?index=true
Using the Mental Capacity Act: Self-advocates from Taking Part - YouTube
Mental Capacity Act 2005: An easy read guide (local.gov.uk)
Organ Donation - An Easy Read Guide (2019)
Leaflet - 7b2ad3_cbf5e7f3ffb34f96b7bc0c1dd5de8f32.pdf (speakup.org.uk)
Workbook about Personal Health Budgets - 7b2ad3_57ee5e4424df45c798d2acb789992083.pdf (speakup.org.uk)
You and your Member of Parliament (MP) Easy-read-MPs.pdf (mencap.org.uk)
Easy Read information about smear tests. Smear tests are also known as cervical screening mac16302-er-e05-cervical-screening-easy-read (macmillan.org.uk)
STOMP: Stop the over medication of people with learning disabilities (Video)
Some easy read information about smoking and stopping smoking mac16339-stop-smoking-e04 (macmillan.org.uk)
7 steps to being in control of my support (InControl, 2017)
This booklet is about being safe in the sun - mac16335-er-e06-be-safe-in-the-sun (macmillan.org.uk)
How to use a storage night heater - ISL200 14 Storage Heaters EasyRead (cse.org.uk)
Registering to Vote - An Easy Read Guide
Photo ID needed when you go to vote from May 2023 - www.easy-read-online.co.uk/_files/ugd/7e469a_a70fcb3a69a749d89c52aae188504916.pdf?index=true
Inclusion North Easy-Read
Here is the weekly News and tips for staying well from Inclusion North
This is thinking about what you want to happen with your belongings (things) and money when you die.
As a local organisation we very much rely on the support of our local community. We support over 2,000 people every year to have greater choice and control and remove the barriers that disabled adults and children experience in their everyday lives. But we need YOUR help.