Inclusive Communication Alliance

The Alliance has been established recognising the passion, long term commitment and knowledge of individuals and groups currently working to improve Inclusive Communication in Scotland.  The role of the Alliance will make recommendations about the development and creation of an Inclusive Communication Law.

Becoming an Inclusive Communication Nation to recover, rebuild and renew

People at higher risk of contracting Covid-19 include high numbers of people who live with a communication disadvantage, including people who are socio-economically disadvantaged, older people and people with long-term conditions.

The solution – inclusive communication Immediately all organisations should implement quality inclusive communication approaches as best they can. We have produced a guide to help them do this. See “Inclusive communication actions all organisations should take to reduce communication disadvantage now”.

Download ‘Becoming an Inclusive Communication Nation to recover rebuild and renew’ (Word) (PDF) (Plain Text)

Using Inclusive Communication to help Scotland recover

This document sets out the inclusive communication actions all organisations should take now to reduce communication disadvantage. It provides easy to follow instructions to help you and your organisations become communication inclusive quickly.

Download ‘Using Inclusive Communication to help Scotland recover’ (Word) (PDF) (Plain Text)

Inclusive Communication Terminology 

This document has been created to list the terms that we will use and that we will encourage others to use, and to also set out our shared understanding of what each term means.

Download ‘Inclusive Communication Terminology’ (Word) (PDF) (Plain Text)

Alliance Members

The Alliance comprises of individuals representing the following organisations.  Please contact us if your organisation is interested in joining the Alliance.

Disability Equality Scotland

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Ideas For Ears

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Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists


Disability Equality Scotland is a national charity working to make life more accessible, equal and inclusive for disabled people in Scotland.

Ideas For Ears support organisations to make their products, services and facilities more accessible, desirable and effective for people with hearing loss.

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists is the professional body for speech and language therapists in the United Kingdom.

Sense Scotland

Sense Scotland

Sense Scotland aim is to create a supportive world for people with complex communication support needs where they can live meaningful lives and achieve their own ambitions.

Contact the Inclusive Communication Alliance

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