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placement for legend associated with a table


From: Angela French
Date: Sep 29, 2015 9:24AM

We have a table that has five different table headers with acronyms in them. We want to supply a legend/key that spells out the acronyms. I don't believe I've ever seen this topic or question come up - but is there a preferred method of presentation for such a legend/key that support accessibility/usability by people who use screen readers? Wondering if it might even go in a summary. Below is the information that would be in the legend:

* ABE Adult Basic Education
* ESL English as a Second Language
* EL/C English Literacy and Civics Education
* HSE High School Equivalency
* HS21+ High School 21-Plus

Thank you,

Angela French
Internet Specialist
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges