Did you know that 44% of Australian adults have difficulty reading and writing?
This workshop covers the principles that will help you design legal information for people with reading difficulties. It explains ‘Easy English’ and how the use of text and images can convey information simply and directly.
About the presenter
Cathy Basterfield is an experienced Speech Pathologist and published author, with a background of 28 years working with people with Complex Communication Needs and Easy English.
Cathy was involved in the development of the first guidelines for writing Easy English in Australia and has a national and international reputation in the development of Easy English. Cathy owns and operates Access Easy English, working with government, non-government agencies and businesses in their implementation of Easy English.
About Better Information Workshops
Our Better Information Workshops provide practical advice on how to improve your legal publishing. Run quarterly, the workshops are free and draw on experts in online and print publishing.
These workshops were previously known as Legal Sector Publishing Forums. Find out more about what we do to improve community legal information by visiting the 'Better information' section of our website.
Please note: Due to the popularity of these workshops priority will be given to people involved in the production of community legal information and foundation grant recipients.
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