Services

The Finnish Centre for Easy Language offers services to anyone interested in easy language. We offer a diverse range of training on the subject, as well as guidance and consultation. We provide different text services for writers, illustrators, graphic designers and publishers working with easy language texts in Finnish and Swedish. Ask about our services and prices selkokeskus@kvl.fi

Information services

What would you like to know about easy language but haven’t got around to asking? Contact us and send us your question!
The information services of the Finnish Centre for Easy Language offer information and guidance by email to anyone interested in easy language

Examples of things you may want to ask:

  • how to say something in easy Finnish
  • what kinds of things need to be considered when you are producing easy Finnish materials
  • what kind of a text and training service would serve the needs of your organization the best
  • what kind of easy Finnish literature is published in Finland
  • how does one apply for state funding for easy Finnish literature 
  • some other questions relating to easy Finnish.

Text services

The Finnish Centre for Easy Language offers a wide range of text services:

  • The SELKO symbol is granted free of charge by the Finnish Centre of Easy Language to easy language publications in Finnish and Swedish.
  • The text adaptation service can be useful when you have a text in Finnish or Swedish that you want to have adapted to easy Finnish. The adaptation services are payable services.
  • The text assessment service offers feedback to support the writing process when you are working with easy language. The assessment services are payable services.
  • The text testing service offers an opportunity to gain feedback on a text directly from the user groups. Testing is also a payable service.

Training services

The Finnish Centre for Easy Language organizes training, lectures and seminars connected to easy language. The themes include, for example, writing in easy finnish, layout and illustration of easy language publications, easy-to-understand speech and interaction. The training services are payable services.

Read more about our training services (in Finnish).

 

 

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