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We are Photosymbols

A picture library for Easy Read information featuring actors with learning disabilities


Our picture library has thousands of pictures to use in your own information


Clear and accessible templates help you make great looking easy read

Something new

With new content added each month our pictures are topical and up-to-date

Expert Advisers

We employ a team of Expert Advisers with learning disabilities who meet every month

The right fit

Whether you're an individual or a large organisation we have a subscription for you
Three software style boxes in a row, one for each course.

Easy Read Training

We now have three engaging courses. Our Foundation Course has successfully trained over 500 students.

Since then we've added a shorter course for beginners, and a new course exploring the role of AI in Easy Read.

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A little bit about who we are and what we do

About Us

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Getting started with Photosymbols

How it works

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A group meeting around a table. Someone is holding up a green card which means they would like to speak.
A series of different faces in coloured squares.


See who's using Photosymbols for Easy Read

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A man sat at a desk with a laptop and some papers. He is on the phone and looks confused. There are question marks as graphics around him.


Most of the time Photosymbols works fine for people, their computer, network, and web browser. But sometimes things don’t work quite right.

I need help

Easy Read Designers

Do you need information translated into Easy Read? We have a list of designers who are licensed to use Photosymbols for their work.

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