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In light of OPM guidance and increasing concerns about COVID-19 (coronavirus), we are suspending accepting training requests.

Plain language makes it easier for the public to read, understand, and use government communications.

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April 14, 2021

How Testing Your Documents Can Improve Plain Language Compliance

Come work with Dr. Ginny Redish and learn three techniques for quick and easy ways to test documents’ usability: paraphrase, plus/minus, and task-based.

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The Plain Language Action and Information Network (PLAIN) is a community of federal employees dedicated to the idea that citizens deserve clear communication from government. We believe that using plain language saves federal agencies time and money and provides better service to the American public.

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