Publication - Advice and guidance

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

Published: 14 Sep 2011
Part of:
Communities and third sector
ISBN:
978178045345

Information and self-assessment tool for public authorities.

Principles of Inclusive Communication: An information and self-assessment tool for public authorities
Links to further guidance and information

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.
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/179456/0051018.pdf

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:
http://www.communicationforumscotland.org.uk

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
http://www.autism.org.uk

Best Value Toolkit: Equalities, Audit Scotland, July 2010
http://www.audit-scotland.gov.uk/docs/best_value/2010/bv_100809_equalities_toolkit.pdf

Best Value Toolkit: Customer Focus, Audit Scotland, July 2010
http://www.audit-scotland.gov.uk/docs/best_value/2010/bv_100809_customer_focus_toolkit.pdf

Changing Faces
http://www.changingfaces.org.uk

Communication Forum Scotland (Talk for Scotland toolkit):
http://www.communicationforumscotland.org.uk

Deafblind Scotland
http://www.deafblindscotland.org.uk

Scottish Accessible Information Forum ( SAIF):
http://www.saifscotland.org.uk

Enable Scotland 'Accessible Information Unit'
http://www.enable.org.uk

The Office for Disability Issues, information on 'Delivering Inclusive Communication'
http://www.officefordisability.gov.uk

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
http://www.rcslt.org

The Royal National Institute of Blind People ( RNIB), in particular their 'See It Right' Guidance:
http://www.rnib.org.uk

Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability ( SCLD)
http://www.scld.org.uk

Scottish Council on Deafness ( SCoD) publications:
http://www.scod.org.uk/SCoD_publications-i-127.html

SCoD Directory:
http://www.scod.org.uk/Directory-i-143.html

The Scottish Disability Equality Forum guidance on producing material in an accessible format
http://www.sdef.org.uk

Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance
http://www.siaa.org.uk

UPDATE, Scotland's national disability information provider
http://www.update.org.uk

Website Accessibility from Web Accessibility Initiative
http://www.w3.org/WA