I have often settled for ‘skip navigation’ rather than ‘skip to content’ because Jaws and Kurzweil stress the second syllable of ‘content,’ as in satisfied. I was reading Sam Hasting’s Pure CSS Skip Links article and noticed that Jaws reads his ‘Skip to Content’ properly. The title case (capital ‘C’) makes the difference!
My primary audience is people with Learning Disabilities (often using a screen reader). Skip links are useful for this audience for the same reasons they are useful to keyboard navigators and screen reader users who are blind. Read the entire post: Skip to Content-ment