VIDEO: The BBC on Click Accessibility

By: Jessica @UsabilityL Miller

The internet is supposed to be the people’s medium….but how accessible is it?

Web accessibility can mean the difference between accessibility and not for people with disabilities.

If a website is usable for a disabled person (say someone who is visually impaired or hard of hearing), it is 30% easier to use for those who are not disabled. This video shows some of the pitfalls of poor accessibility and demonstrates some of the technologies available to improve it.

The right software can mean the difference between interacting with the customer and not.


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Jessica is the Lead Author & Editor of UsabilityLab Blog. Jessica writes for the UsabilityLab blog to create a source for news and discussion about some of the issues, challenges, news, and ideas relating to usability.