It is expected that, as the population ages, the group of older individuals who are blind or have low vision will grow and the need for large print will only increase. Large print format documents, when produced properly, follow a set of guidelines that improve readability beyond standard design and formatting such as the following:
- larger point size for characters;
- sans-serif fonts;
- increased spacing and;
- improved contrast.
To meet the needs of this population–and for continued business–it is crucial that organizations provide communications in properly designed large format print.
The great debate over large print format
The organizations that enlarge regular print statements by way of photocopying are doing themselves, their customers and their brand a great disservice. To fully address accessibility issues, and communicate effectively with the low vision customer population, organizations must go beyond standard design methods.
In our whitepaper “The Accessibility Debate of Large Print vs Photocopying” you will learn the following:
- The fundamental problems surrounding photocopy enlargement
- Interpreting accessibility legislation as it relates to your business
- The features that contribute to the readability and accessibility of large print statements
- Feedback received from the large print community on their usability and readability preferences
Learn all of this and more. Download your copy today to learn how well you measure up against industry standards.