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how to make use of asterisks accessible


From: Angela French
Date: Nov 8, 2012 4:35PM

I have a web page I'm building that uses some asterisks to supply additional information. I'm wondering if I should move the supplemental information to the bottom of the page and link to it like one might do with footnotes, or is it understandable if it soon follows the use of the first asterisk?

Here is my context (pasted from a Word document).

* PERS/TRS participants, or those with no retirement plan:
* $17,000 - If you are under age 50
* $22,500* - If you are age 50 or over
* State Board Retirement Plan participants:
* $17,000 - If you are under age 50
* $22,500* - If you are age 50 or over.
*The VIP maximum contribution amount shown above includes the Age 50 "Catch-up Contribution" of $5,500 as described in the "Catch-up Contributions" section below.
Thank you,

Angela French
Internet Specialist
State Board for Community and Technical Colleges