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Who is Affected by the Accessibility of Web Sites?

Designing for accessibility means accepting that, for web sites, there is:

Some People and their Abilities to Consider:

  1. People with Visual Impairments
  2. People with Hearing Impairments
  3. People with Mobility Impairments
  4. People with Cognitive Impairments

Gain an appreciation of web accessibility from the user perspective through the following video "Keeping Web Accessibility In Mind". A transcript of the video is also available.

1. People with Visual Impairments

2. People with Hearing Impairments

3. People with Mobility Impairments

People with mobility impairments have difficulty moving one or more parts of the body. Where web design is concerned, this usually involves a disability involving the hands and/or arms. It can include:

4. People with Learning Difficulties and/or Cognitive Impairments

Learning Difficulties

Cognitive Disabilities

Others Who Benefit from Accessible Web Sites Include People Who:

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