Quick Tip: Screen Reader Pronunciation

Screen readers often mispronounce words. They may read numbers in ways that are different than they may be spoken by humans. They sometimes read words as acronyms and acronyms as words. In most cases, it is best to present content in a way that makes the most sense visually, then don’t be overly concerned about screen reader pronunciation unless it significantly impacts meaning or understanding.

 

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