508 Compliance - Common Readability Issues

Subject: 508 Compliance - Common Readability Issues
From: Heidi Glick <glick -dot- heidi -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 12:13:55 -0400

I am looking for links to documentation on common text reader limitations.
For example, if I create an alternative text description that is supposed to
read a certain way, then I have to be careful that I write my descriptions
carefully (be mindful of spaces needed so things are pronounced correctly,
e.g., P O D vs. POD) so that a text reader will read it properly. I am
concerned with the actual writing of the text before it is converted to a


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