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From: Charles Hall <hallmediamobile@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2020 11:31:02 -0400
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To: Silver TF <public-silver@w3.org>
The topic of plain language has made its way to Forbes.
The great irony is that Forbes is one of the least accessible and worst advertising riddled websites I encounter.

Plain Language Writing — An Essential Part Of Accessibility, by Andrew Pulrang
https://www.forbes.com/sites/andrewpulrang/2020/10/22/plain-language-writing---an-essential-part-of-accessibility/#307a23b7935a <https://www.forbes.com/sites/andrewpulrang/2020/10/22/plain-language-writing---an-essential-part-of-accessibility/#307a23b7935a>

Among many great points, the author says this of Disability Visibility: First Person Stories From The Twenty-First Century, edited by Alice Wong: “Offering a free, Plain Language version of an anthology of essays by disabled authors is ground-breaking in publishing circles, a perfect match to its creators and audience, and instructive for everyone who writes for public communication.”

Charles Hall

Senior Accessibility Designer, CVSHealth
Invited Expert, W3C AGWG & Silver TF
Chair, W3C IDIW CG
Member, Ferndale Accessibility & Inclusion Advisory Commission

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