Author Archive | rosalind

Do bullet points make reading easier?

Bullet points in Plain English and Easy Read create long sentences with low coherence. The use of bullet points can make reading difficult for people with low literacy and communication and learning disability.

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How Easy Read changes sentences: research results

New research shows how Easy Read and Plain English methods change text. Sentences are shortened by splitting sentences, deleting information and using bullet points. But research suggests these changes might be making Easy Read information more difficult to understand.

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Accessible information – what is it?

The components of ‘accessible information’ reveal why ‘accessible information’ means different things to different people, why ‘accessible’ is an outcome – so no information is inherently accessible, and what we can do to maximise accessibility.

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Accessible information – origins and audiences

The social and political origins of accessible information in the last 40 years in the UK, with a narrowing of the target audiences for accessibility. There is a need to widen our audiences for accessible information, and clarify terms for a new, systematic approach.

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