Special audiences

Dept. of the Secretary of State of Canada. A Way with Words: Guidelines and Appropriate Terminology for the Portrayal of Persons with Disabilities. Ottawa: Minister of Supply and Services Canada, 1991.

Government of British Columbia. Words, Images, Disabilities: A Guide for Media professionals. Vancouver: BC Rehab, 1995.

Health Canada. Division of Aging and Seniors. Communicating with Seniors: Advice, Techniques and Tip. Ottawa: Minister of Public Works and Governement Services Canada, 1999. Order free copies from: seniors@hc-sc.gc.ca

Ontario Women’s Directorate. Words that Count Women In. Toronto: Manager, Speeches and Information, 1993.


Making written information easier to understand for people with learning disabilities – guidance from the Department of Health in the United Kingdom for public sector organizations that produce information specifically for people with learning disabilities. (PDF download)