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Plain language

Can you quickly understand the main points of the content?

Why it’s important: Karin is not a native English speaker and she sometimes has trouble decoding legal or bureaucratic language.

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John has a developmental disability and has difficulty interpreting content written above a sixth-grade reading level.

Kai has low tech literacy and often doesn’t understand highly technical language.

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WCAG 2.0 references

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