Legal Services Templates

Templates to enhance the accessibility of legal information to people with learning disabilities
Technology No. B0008

The COALITION Project was a collaboration between the University of Birmingham, the University of Leeds, People First and Wilsons Solicitors. We used co-production research methods to investigate barriers people with learning disabilities face in seeking legal information and advice, and to explore ways to enhance the accessibility of legal information to provide more accessible legal service to the community. 

Find out more about this research at the Legal Capacity website.

This set of easy read templates was developed from our research to help legal services providers make their services more accessible to people with learning disabilities. We have also produced an Accessible Research Toolkit for researchers.

The COALITION Legal Services Templates include:

1. A guide to using these templates

2. Easy Read Template Letter of Engagement (pdf)

3. Easy Read Template Letter of Engagement (Word Document)

4. What is a Deputy? Easy Read Guide (pdf)

5. What is a Deputy? Easy Read Guide (Word Document)

6. Your Deputy Letter (pdf)

7. Your Deputy Letter (word document)

We offer these free resources as training materials for legal services providers and as examples of how to increase the accessibility of legal information and legal services. These resources are free download and use under the terms of a CC-BY license. We hope that you find them useful, and welcome any feedback you have about these resources.

This project was funded by:

Accessible Research Toolkit

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    Professor Rosie Harding
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Legal Services Easy Read Templates CC-BY licence

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