Principles of Inclusive Communication: An information and self-assessment tool for public authorities

Information and self-assessment tool for public authorities.

Links to further guidance and information

For further information and data on prevalence of communication support needs, follow the link below for 'Communication Support Needs: A Review of the Literature'. The report also details the life experience of people with communication support needs.

For further information about who may have communication support needs and a list of conditions from which they may arise, click on 'Talk for Scotland Toolkit' at:

For further guidance and to find out more about how you can improve your communication, particularly for specific groups, please refer to the information below:

Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Best Value Toolkit: Equalities, Audit Scotland, July 2010

Best Value Toolkit: Customer Focus, Audit Scotland, July 2010

Changing Faces

Communication Forum Scotland (Talk for Scotland toolkit):

Deafblind Scotland

Scottish Accessible Information Forum ( SAIF):

Enable Scotland 'Accessible Information Unit'

The Office for Disability Issues, information on 'Delivering Inclusive Communication'

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

The Royal National Institute of Blind People ( RNIB), in particular their 'See It Right' Guidance:

Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability ( SCLD)

Scottish Council on Deafness ( SCoD) publications:

SCoD Directory:

The Scottish Disability Equality Forum guidance on producing material in an accessible format

Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance

UPDATE, Scotland's national disability information provider

Website Accessibility from Web Accessibility Initiative

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