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Plain language makes it easier for the public to read, understand, and use government communications.

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April 15, 2020

How Plain Language and 508 Compliance Intersect

At its core, plain language is about making documents accessible to readers. In this month\’s meeting we will discuss how plain language intersects with 508 compliance requirements to make federal electronic documents and technology accessible to people with disabilities.

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The Plain Language Action and Information Network (PLAIN) is a community of federal employees dedicated to the idea that citizens deserve clear communications from government. We believe that using plain language saves federal agencies time and money and provides better service to the American public.

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