Web accessibility: a broader view

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Web accessibility: a broader view
Web accessibility is an important goal. However, most approaches to its attainment are based on unrealistic economic models in which Web content developers spend too much and receive too little. We believe this situation is due, in part, to the overly narrow definitions given both to those who stand to benefit from enhanced access to the Web and what is meant by this enhanced access. In this paper, we take a broader view, discussing an approach that costs developers less and provides greater advantages to a larger community of users. While we have quite specific aims in our technical work, we hope it can also serve as an example of how the technical conversation regarding Web accessibility can move beyond the narrow confines of limited adaptations for small populations. Categories and Subject Descriptors H.5.2 Information Interfaces and Presentation: User Interfaces ? Input devices and strategies. K.4.2 Computers and Society: Social Issues ? Assistive technologies for persons with dis...
John T. Richards, Vicki L. Hanson
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Type Conference
Year 2004
Where WWW
Authors John T. Richards, Vicki L. Hanson
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