Improving access for people with learning disabilities

People with learning disabilities should be included in all arts activities. Information aimed at people with learning disabilities should be Jargon free, use short, simple sentences, include pictures to illustrate points.


Information on making information easy to read can be found at:


www.inclusionireland.ie

www.mencap.org.uk

 

The following PDF document offers excellent advice on making information easy to read

 

www.mencap.org.uk/download/make_it_clear/MakeiItClear_EasyReadGuide.pdf [PDF | 193 KB ]


 

Some people with learning disabilities prefer audio information to written material.

 

Some people with learning disabilities may find visiting venues intimidating. See article on the potential for learning disability arts in Northern Ireland. Link to Face to Face article.