Cognitive accessibility

Cognitive accessibility means understandable and clear language. This page features information about the topic and how understandable language should be taken into account in content production.

Everyone has the right to receive information through their own means of communication, and the accessibility of information is an important part of service development!

The Clearly for Us project has compiled tips and instructions for cognitive accessibility for all of us.

Cognitive accessibility

The website provides information about the services of the cities of the Helsinki metropolitan area in plain language.

Plain-language pages

Papunet has compiled a quick guide on cognitive accessibility. (In Finnish)

Quick guide on cognitive accessibility
Photo: Jussi Hellsten

The toolbox features instructions and models for promoting, implementing and coordinating accessible language.

Accessible language toolbox
Photo: Katja Tahja

The Finnish Centre for Easy Language has compiled general instructions for writing easy-to-understand language.

How to write plain language

The Accessibility Model’s instructions for taking linguistically and cognitively limited users into consideration

Linguistic and cognitive limitations