In the Helsinki University Klaara blog, Orsolya Kiss describes how Easy to Read books are used to support Tatar, a minority language in Finland.
Easy to Read books can be used to develop literacy in endangered languages.
Two of Bokpil’s books have recently been published as talking and braille books and now reach a larger group of readers.
Our health benefits from reading. Books influence our development, intellect and emotions. Reading creates balance in life.
Easy to Read books are mainly connected with paper books, but how do Easy e-books function? Do they offer the same reading experience?
Explaining the Covid-19 pandemic to children and youth can be a big challenge. Reading about how other people manage crises provides new tools to deal with the situation.
Modern, easily readable literature, which supports language use and creates interest for reading and writing, can be a way to revitalise languages.
Pedagogical Easy to Read books can be a step towards acquiring both the school language and new knowledge. With Easy books reading becomes a success.
Accessibility is a popular word today and it is used in many kinds of contexts. Easy to Read offers the possibility to acquire written information and knowledge in an easier language. What does availability mean for Easy to Read literature?