Easy Read was developed for people with learning disabilities to help them understand important information.

Lots of other people use Easy Read information too:

  • Older people 
  • Young people and children 
  • People who don’t speak english as a first language 
  • People who don’t have enough time to read long, complex versions of information


Easy Read information is written in short sentences that avoid difficult words or jargon. 

Sentences are supported by images that help to explain the meaning. 


Easy Read documents are usually a maximum of 20 pages. They use a clear font in a large size, at least 16pt. 

They have clear headings, sub headings and bullet points.