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Inclusive communication support service providers

There are a range of services available to help you make your communication more inclusive.

UPDATE Scotland's national disability information service provides information on the following services: 

  • Aids and equipment
  • Audio formats
  • Audio description
  • Braille
  • British Sign Language
  • Easy to read
  • Electronic format
  • Internet
  • Interpretation
  • Large print
  • Lipspeakers
  • Makaton
  • Moon
  • Notetakers
  • Palantypist
  • Sign Supported English
  • Subtitles
  • Suppliers
  • Tactile diagram
  • Transcription
  • Translation

For details go to the Scottish Formats Resources 2009 on the UPDATE web site (www.update.org.uk).

It is important to follow good practice for written information.  But remember communication support goes beyond simply providing information in alternative formats. Think about face to face communication: one-to-one and in groups.

Further information and links to additional services:

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