A2i Blog

26 May 2020

Are disabled people being left out during Covid-19?

Information is essential to us all right now. But with companies hunkering down and working tirelessly just to stay afloat, are alternative formats dropping to the bottom of the priority list? And is that OK? We all need to protect our staff, clients and customers. Businesses are being forced to make very difficult decisions and …

3 screens showing online accessible formats

20 May 2020

How can I make my Social Media more accessible?

As more and more people use social media, it’s important to think about accessibility. Natalia Morse has some suggestions of how to do this. Social media is inescapable! It seems that everyone is using Twitter and Facebook to stay in contact, including businesses. For a sighted person, accessing and navigating these sites seems straightforward, but …

Facebook login on a mobile phone screen

2 April 2020

How you can help your customers in isolation

A2i can help you stay in touch with your customers with a disability even if they can’t leave their house (and if you / we can’t either!)     For people in isolation, communication is vital. Online or emailed information is proving invaluable at a time when offices are manned by less staff. You can …

Someone reading an accessible document on their computer

2 April 2020

How A2i can help you during coronavirus

Are you offices closed? Are you worried about receiving documents from A2i and then sending them on to your customers? There’s no need to worry – A2i can help you… We know that many people are working from home now, as advised by the government. Some of your offices may already have closed, and the …

Accessible documents - Braille, audio, tactile, large print

30 March 2020

A2i are open and accepting orders during coronavirus

We want to take this opportunity to let all our customers know that A2i are open and accepting work as normal during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.   All transcription services available Fast turnaround times, as always The same friendly, professional service from our staff   A2i have been preparing for this situation, and we are …

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10 February 2020

A2i unveil new website

We pleased to announce that we have launched A2i’s new website. Our website is refreshed and updated and we hope you all like it. Features include: Our blogs page with news and helpful information – guiding you through the maze of accessibility jargon. Our portfolio, giving detailed information about the services we provide to some …

Image of new A2i website homepage

3 January 2020

World Braille Day – let’s celebrate

Braille is an incredible reading and writing system, invented by Frenchman Louis Braille. Louis Braille was born on January 4th 1809, so every year on that day we celebrate World Braille Day. The day recognises the contribution Braille makes to blind and visually impaired people around the world. Great thing about Braille Braille enables blind …

Braille book

6 December 2019

Accessible Menus and Restaurants

Growing up, dinner out in a restaurant was a rare treat for a special occasion. Fast forward 20 odd years and it’s less of a treat and more of a convenience for a fast moving busy world. Years ago, a member of staff would come to you with a pad and pen, take your order …

A menu with clear overlaid Braille

2 December 2019

Easy Read – Top 10 FAQ’s

Many people are still unsure what Easy Read is or how to create it. Below are some Frequently Asked Questions that our customers send us. We hope the information helps you better understand both Easy Read and your customers’ requirements. If you don’t find an answer to your questions here just get in touch with …

Easy Read logo

2 December 2019

Easy Read – should you be providing it?

Easy Read is an increasingly popular format and we are translating more and more documents for our customers. But not everyone knows what it is or whether they should be proving their information in Easy Read for their customers and service users. Hopefully A2i can help you with this decision. In summary, Easy Read is …

A lady holding an Easy Read document and smiling
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