When text requires reading ability more advanced than the lower secondary education level after removal of proper names and titles, supplemental content, or a version that does not require reading ability more advanced than the lower secondary education level, is available.
Testing & RemediationHow to test: There are a number of free tools that help you analyze the readability of text. We recommend checking your content in either the readabilityformulas.com or the Datayze readability analyzer. How to remediate: If your content is written in a way that requires a higher level of education to comprehend, you'll need to provide at least one of the following:
- Text summary that can be understood by people with lower secondary education level reading ability
- Providing visual illustrations, pictures, and/or symbols to help explain ideas, events & processes
- Providing a spoken version of the text
- Making the text easier to read
- Providing sign language version of information, ideas and processes that must be understood in order to use the content
Questions and Answers
- The page should be using the proper semantic elements. This means things like header, nav, aside, etc.
- All headings and page content should flow in a logical order. H1 > H2> etc.
- Without styling, elements should still be in the order they are intended to be read or listened to.
<p>The french word <span lang="fr">bonjour</span> means hello in english.</p>