What is easy read?
Easy read uses simple words and pictures to explain information.
Who is it for?
Easy read is useful for anyone who finds it hard to read, including people:
What is different about easy read information?
We want all our information about cancer to be accessible to as many people as possible. This means all the information on our website and in our booklets is written, designed and laid out to be easy to read.
Here are a few things that make easy read different, so it is accessible to even more people:
Most importantly, people with a learning disability help us develop our easy read information. This helps us choose the words and pictures that will be most useful for people who find it hard to read.
What information do we have in easy read?
We have easy information on the main issues that affect people with cancer. These include:
We also have information on issues that are especially relevant to people who have a learning disability. These include:
How to order our easy read information
You can order and download our easy read information from the be.macmillan website.
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We're with you every step of the way
The Macmillan team is here to help. Our cancer support specialists can answer your questions, offer support, or simply listen if you need a chat. Call us free on 0808 808 00 00.
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