Re: 508 Compliance - Common Readability Issues

Subject: Re: 508 Compliance - Common Readability Issues
From: Heidi Glick <glick -dot- heidi -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Connie Giordano <connie -at- therightwordz -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 4 Nov 2009 10:43:05 -0500

Thanks. I found what I was looking for on the WebAIM site under Designing
for Screen Reader Compatability. The site provided excellent examples of
things to look out for, such as homographs.

http://www.webaim.org/techniques/screenreader/

On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 11:05 AM, Connie Giordano
<connie -at- therightwordz -dot- com>wrote:

> If you haven't already done so, check out www.section508.gov it is focused
> more to the government procurement audience, but it has quite a number of
> very useful resources on the law and compliance with it.
>
> Connie P. Giordano
> The Right Words
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> -------Original Message-------
> From: Heidi Glick
> Subject: 508 Compliance - Common Readability Issues
> Sent: 29 Oct '09 11:13
>
> 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
> pdf.
>
> Thanks.
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