Easy Read Information and Resources


Easy Read Information and Resources

Improving information accessibility for People with a Learning Disability

People with a learning disability are often left out of important communications or are not provided information in more accessible formats. We aim to improve information accessibility by producing customised easyread information, for the community and for private entities.

For some people with a learning disability, getting the important information from a large body of text can be challenging.

We have produced a number of easy read documents that are free and publicly accessible.

Hot Weather Advice - Easy Read

Power Cuts - What to do and how to prepare - Easy Read

Preparing Emergency Kits - Easy Read

Cold Weather Advice - Easy Read

For easy read material form other organisations see below:

Information on National Cancer Screening Programmes

Easy Read guides for bowel, breast, cervical screening and having a colonoscopy are available with pictures only.

Published by Beyond Words

Mental Capacity Act

Here are some resources to help us understand the guidance around capacity and consent:

  1. Mental Capacity Act 2005: An EasyRead guide (local.gov.uk)
  2. Assessment (enfield.gov.uk)
  3. The Toolkit - Mental Capacity Toolkit

Family Carer Guide to Cancer Screening for People with Learning Disabilities

Produced by The Elfrida Society for people with a learning disability in North Central London.

You can view the leaflet online here: Easy Read Cancer Screening Leaflet for People with a Learning Disability

If you would like a hard copy of the leaflet, please get in touch with us by email or phone, or visit our office.


2024 General Election easy read information:

Party Manifestos 

What you need to bring to vote

Barnet Mencap Summer Ball Fundraiser

June 28, 2024
Join us for an evening of music and dancing at our first ever Summer Ball! We will be dressing to impress so we hope you can […]
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Being… James

January 11, 2024
James with a dog
I have worked for Barnet Mencap and on our newsletter for over 12 years – now that I am leaving, I felt this was a good […]
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