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From: Bourne, Sarah (ITD)
Date: Dec 20, 2011 9:21AM


Excellent resources, Jennifer - thank you!

Sarah E. Bourne
Director of Assistive Technology &
Mass.Gov Chief Technology Strategist
Information Technology Division
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
1 Ashburton Pl. rm 1601 Boston MA 02108
617-626-4502
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http://www.mass.gov/itd


-----Original Message-----
From: <EMAIL REMOVED> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Jennifer Sutton
Sent: Tuesday, December 20, 2011 11:13 AM
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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] font for "large print" Word document

Perhaps these two articles will help:

Guidelines from APH:
http://www.aph.org/edresearch/lpguide.htm

and

Best Practices from CCLVI:
http://www.cclvi.org/large-print-guidelines.html

Jennifer
At 07:18 AM 12/20/2011, you wrote:
>I have been asked about the best font and font size to use for making a
>"large print" version of a document created in Word 2010 on Windows 7,
>intended to be distributed in paper. Are there guidelines on this? I
>found the lovely WebAIM article on fonts
>(http://webaim.org/techniques/fonts/) but it only deals with web pages.
>
>Thanks!
>sb
>
>Sarah E. Bourne
>Director of Assistive Technology &
>Mass.Gov Chief Technology Strategist
>Information Technology Division
>Commonwealth of Massachusetts
>1 Ashburton Pl. rm 1601 Boston MA 02108
>617-626-4502
> <EMAIL REMOVED>
>http://www.mass.gov/itd
>
>