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

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

Royal National Institute for the Blind

Royal National Insitute for the Deaf (now Action on Hearing Loss)

Scottish Accessible Information Forum

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

contactSCOTLAND-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.


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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 Disability Information Officer.

Viki Galt

Disability Information Officer

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Contact details



Argyle House
Floor F West
3 Lady Lawson Street

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