Given that in every pitch I’ve done for The Easy Read Toolbox I’ve explained Easy Read as a form of writing that is simplified but not simple, you’d think I’d remember that for myself! Lately I’ve had a lot on personally (parent/carer of 3 young people with autism), professionally and healthwise (changing medications). I’ve beenContinue reading “Simplified, not simple!”
Disability Action Plans – 3 considerations Never having seen a Disability Action Plan (DAP) before, Next Level Inclusion is now working on 2! Of course I’m doing lots of research, and have decades of experience to draw on, so I’m excited for these new challenges. The NLI Feedback Group will be working on one ofContinue reading “Taking action”
We recently had covid in the house – my son and I were sick with the same symptoms. He tested positive, I did not. Anyway, it was great, yet shocking to get insight into the process from ACT Health on the “other side” as a case and a close contact. The initial email my daughterContinue reading “Sick and confused”
Our first project has appeared online 😊 I’ll share the testimonial at the end of the post! Check out our easy English policies on the St John Ambulance Australia website. Scroll down to Child Safety then the policies are listed under –Easy English– Child Safety Code of Conduct Child Safety in St John Complaints StatementContinue reading “First Project Success!”
It has been very exciting around Next Level Inclusion lately. I got my first ongoing contract – taking over the social media (SM) for a previous boss. It’s a disability related social enterprise and a lot of fun to work on. I’ve been catching up on my SM skills and pushing myself to see aContinue reading “Feeding it back”
So I kind of disappeared. It’s felt like a year and a half already and it’s only April!! Let’s see, other than the usual birthday, Christmas, new year thing, I had huge changes at work which led to the loss of my team and the end of my contract. Luckily I have found an amazingContinue reading “So how YOU doin?”
A couple of top 3’s about me and my disabilities: what I need others to know, and benefits they bring.
This image above popped up for me a few weeks ago on Facebook. A fun image, but oh boy is it hard to read!
Using Styles in your documents not only improves consistency and design and saves you time, it is great for accessibility!
Most people think of easy read as a way of using language and words. It is, but it’s so much more!! Which words you use in easy read can make and break it – but other things are just as important, such as: Images White space including line spacing Order of the content Which contentContinue reading “the whole package”