September 17, 2002
Accessibility Breakthroughs Broaden Web Horizons

Mike Martin reports on how Web accessibility is opening up the Internet for users with disabilities.


Personability, adaptability, scalability, reliability, portability. A lot of Internet technology buzzwords have a common root -- "ability" -- that may seem ironic to one wave of Web surfers because of a glaring omission. People with disabilities advocate buzzword status for "accessibility," a routine concept in the world of brick-and-mortar that is still catching on online.

"Web site accessibility means how easily your Web site can be read by people using other ways of navigating the Web, usually because they have a disability that restricts them from using more common ways," University of Missouri Internet accessibility expert Dr. Scott Standifer told NewsFactor.

Full Story [newsfactor.com]

Posted by Kynn at September 17, 2002 06:02 PM
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