Information Services

Helpful links

A list of useful internal and external links related to accessibility.

Internal links

External links

Please note that The University of Edinburgh is not responsible for the content of any of these external sites.

British Dyslexic Association

British Deaf Association Scotland 

Deaf Action 

Deafblind Scotland 

Equality Act 2010

Equality and Human Rights Commission

The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) (Scotland) Regulations 2012

The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018

National Autistic Society 

Royal National Institute for the Blind

Royal National Institute for the Deaf 

Scottish Association for Mental Health

The Equality Challenge Unit is an organisation aimed at promoting equality and diversity across the UK's higher education setting.

Equality Challenge Unit

Reading Sight is a website that aims to help libraries meet the needs of visually impaired users.

Reading Sight

Contact Scotland BSL runs a service for British Sign Language users and all of Scotland’s public bodies using video relay. This enables sign language users to contact public bodies and vice versa. The service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Contact Scotland BSL

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To request this document in an alternative format, such as large print or on coloured paper, please contact Viki Galt, the Head of Disability Information.

Viki Galt

Head of Disability Information

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BSL users can contact me via Contact Scotland BSL, the on-line British Sign Language interpreting service. Find out more on the Contact Scotland BSL website.

Contact Scotland BSL webpage