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

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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
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 7 Apr 2015


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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Phychiatric Mental Health
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology


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