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Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities

Client Case Study
Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities

Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities

www.scld.org.uk

The Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities (SCLD) is committed to finding new and better ways to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities in Scotland.

At SCLD we want a world where people with learning disabilities are respected and included by everyone. We believe that we all have something to give and that everyone should be given the opportunity for their voices to be heard. We work closely with the Scottish Government to help deliver their learning disability strategy, The Keys to life - https://keystolife.info/

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SCLD supporting people online

Our Brief

To support people with learning disabilities and all other website visitors to easily access information in a way that meets their needs, on both the SCLD and The Keys to Life websites. SCLD wanted to build on their vision for inclusion by providing enhanced accessibility support to people online. To achieve this, they needed to provide a range of accessibility tools so visitors could customise the websites to suit their individual needs.

Recite Me toolbar solution. Audio, styling, reading, translation icons.

Our Solution

To support everyone visiting the SCLD and The Keys to life websites, Recite Me accessibility assistive technology was installed. This award-winning accessibility software allows everyone to customise the website in a way that works for them.

Recite Me accessibility software has a wide range of supporting features including a screen reader, styling options, reading support and a translation tool with over 100 languages, including 35 text to speech voices. Working seamlessly across all devices, this assistive toolbar gives everyone the opportunity to use the SCLD and The Keys to life websites in the way that they are intended.

Client Testimonial

"The Recite Me tool has been really helpful in ensuring that our website accessibility goes the extra mile. Its extensive range of features means that a wide range of website users can browse both the SCLD and The Keys to life websites without the need for specialist accessibility software – by simply clicking on our ‘Accessibility Tools’ link at the top of the webpage they can use all the tools Recite Me provides. At SCLD accessibility is a really important part of our work – making sure everyone, no matter what their needs are can access our information is fundamental to promoting our wider message about inclusion; Recite Me is helping us to do this "

Libby Clement Digital Communications Officer, The Scottish Commission for Learning Disability