Widgit Software

Accessible Design Services

 

We can create accessible symbol information, tailored to your needs.

By using Widgit symbols, you will be able to provide access and inclusion for adults and children who find reading text difficult for a variety of reasons, including learning needs, EAL and low literacy skills.

By adding our symbols to your existing information, signage or website, you will be able to engage and communicate clearly with your clients; providing a richer connection between people and place.

Our specialist design team will work in partnership with your organisation to produce symbolised documents which cater for your individual requirements.

Bespoke service
We consult with you throughout the design process, creating new symbols where necessary, to ensure that the end result is fit for purpose and appropriate for the different needs of your client base.

Best practice
We can also work with you to develop your understanding and knowledge of “best practice” in symbol accessibility and suggest the most appropriate language for your information.

Meeting your responsibilities
An inclusive approach to the design of your product or service will help you to ensure compliance with current legislation on accessibility.

Take a look at some of our
symbol projects and testimonials

 

Our services include:

Translate information into symbols
Develop the best use of symbols for your audience and layout guidance

Symbol Signage
Ready made professional Widgit symbol signage on various materials or provide symbols to signage design companies

Resource development
Create information, education or contractual packs with a range of supporting activities

Symbol Design
Create new symbols to support the vocabulary in your project

Simplify language
Converting text into easy read

Design work
Design and produce finished artwork ready for print - with Widgit symbols

Support in a wide range of media
Widgit symbols provided for websites, printed documents, leaflets, posters, signage

Advice and training
We can work with you to develop your knowledge of 'best practice' in symbol accessibility

License Symbols
Use the Widgit Symbol Set in third party software, devices and resources

 



Copyright and Publishing Guidance

Widgit Symbols are protected by copyright, but this is not a barrier to their use. We are keen to help organisations create quality information. For advice and permissions on the use of symbols, please email: copyright@widgit.com

More information on symbol copyright

 

More Information

Links to useful websites

Contact Widgit

For symbolisation services contact symbols@widgit.com
For copyright permissions contact copyright@widgit.com

Widgit have worked with...

English National Ballet

Action for Children

Duke of Edinburgh

Mencap

Sensory Trust

Autism Hampshire

Transport for London

Warwickshire County Council

Royal Berkshire NHS Trust

Sheffield Childrens NHS Trusr

Ambassador theatre group

Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People

King College London

North Yorkshire County Council

HM Prison Service



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