A commentary on "first-hand experience of accessible information"

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Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a commentary on Mander's paper on people with learning disabilities' first-hand experience of accessible information. Design/methodology/approach: The commentary reflects on some of the findings presented by Mander and builds on these, with particular emphasis on what it means to understand information. Findings: Everything from initial product design to building capacity and constructing knowledge requires expertise and attention to detail. Originality/value: There are no easy fix solutions to achieving understanding of information for people who have learning disabilities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)88-91
Number of pages4
JournalTizard Learning Disability Review
Volume20
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Apr 2015

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Keywords

  • Access
  • Design
  • Information
  • Knowledge
  • Learning disabilities
  • Understanding

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In: Tizard Learning Disability Review, Vol. 20, No. 2, 07.04.2015, p. 88-91.

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