What is RISA
The RISA Institute is an organization
It is called RISA for short.
What does RISA do
RISA produces information in
Slovene Easy-to-read form.
RISA publishes Easy-to-read books
and a newspaper called 20 MINUTES.
The newspaper is free on the internet.
The internet books are also free.
you can download
Romeo and Juliet in Slovene.
RISA also teaches people how to make
Who works for RISA
Many people work for RISA.
Some of them are professionals,
like teachers or social workers.
Some of the people are self-advocates.
Self-advocates are people
who are speaking up for their rights.
They are experts on
what they need and want.
Some of our colleagues
have trouble reading.
They may have learning disabilities.
They need Easy-to-read information.
They are speaking up for
their right to information.
They also help produce and edit
people work for free.
They work in their free time.
We call those people volunteers.
Volunteers are very important to RISA.
RISA works together with many organizations,
like Slovene universities or the Ministry of Culture.
RISA also does many projects.
One of the projects is called IT IS EASY TO READ.
The project group is making guidelines,
pictures and workshops for
Easy-to-read in Slovenia.
Money for the project comes from
European Union and Republic of Slovenia.
Who has written this information?
Tatjana Knapp has written this information.
You can write her an e-mail
if you have questions about RISA.
Her e-mail address is: firstname.lastname@example.org