Web accessibility Ashlee Hoskin 11/12/2010 Web 130
What is Web Accessibility? refers to the inclusive practice of making websites usable by people of all abilities and disabilities. When sites are correctly designed, developed and edited, all users can have equal access to information and functionality. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_accessibility
3 Needs that are addressed Visual Motor/Mobility Auditory Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_accessibility
Visual Visual Impairments Blindness Full Partial Color Blindness
Ways to Help Visual Relative Text Use ALT and TITLE tags for pictures. Color Contrast for text and background.
Motor/Mobility Difficulty using hands Muscular issues/controls Tremors Conditions like Muscular Dystrophy or Parkinson’s Disease Loss of movement/control
Auditory People suffering from deafness Hard of hearing Any age