Our Easy Read transcription services

Easy Read is a specialist format that combines images with clear text. It is designed to help organisations communicate with people with a learning disability. Easy Read has been developed by and with adults with a learning disability to meet their needs.

Our Easy Read Service is produced by our in-house experts who have experience of dealing with a wide range of documents. We have worked closely with a leading consultant on Easy Read production to develop our service and ensure that documents are fully accessible for the target audience. We run an Easy Read user group in partnership with the UK’s leading learning disability charity MENCAP to make sure we produce the best and most accessible Easy Read documents we can. We believe it’s fundamentally important that we continue to receive direct input from the people most likely to use the documents, and are dedicated to the continual improvement of our service to ensure ongoing accessibility.

We have produced Easy Read documents for the NHS, the Scottish Parliament, Bristol Community Health CIC, Bristol City Council and many housing associations and local authorities.

How to transcribe documents into Easy Read

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Easy Read booklet

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The process is simple: just send us a copy of your document, and we will do all the specialist work – including dealing with complex items such as tables, forms, graphs and images. Our turnaround time is usually just 3 working days. Get in touch if you have any questions.

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Our Easy Read transcription service includes:

Easy Read Report

Different types of document

  • letters, books, magazines and reports
  • financial billing and statements
  • NHS and health information
  • summary legal contracts
  • forms and surveys


Easy Read Form

Output in various styles

  • bespoke design and editorial
  • branding to match original
  • printing and binding as needed
  • video explainers
  • online surveys
Easy Read 10 year strategy cover

Expert detail

  • a logical structure and clear design
  • clear jargon-free language
  • use of Photosymbol images
  • redesign of tables, charts and forms
  • ongoing checking group


What does Easy Read look like?

Take a look at a sample Easy Read document produced here at A2i. You can see that we have maintained the corporate style whilst rewriting the text in Easy Read format and making it fully accessible for adults with learning disabilities:

The original looked like this:

Original document
Original document

You can click below to view the full original version in PDF.

View the original

The Easy Read version we developed looks like this:

Easy Read version
Easy Read version

You can click below to view the full Easy Read version in PDF.

View the Easy Read

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