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[DRAFT] How People with Disabilities Use the Web: Overview

Editors Draft: $Date: 2012/06/14 12:31:20 $ [changelog]
Status: This document is an in-progress draft and should not be referenced or quoted under any circumstances. Please send comments to wai-eo-editors@w3.org (a publicly archived list).
The current posted version of this document is available from http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/people-use-web/.


How do people who cannot move their arms use your website? What about people who cannot see well or at all? Or people who have difficulty hearing or understanding, or have other accessibility needs?

This resource introduces how people with disabilities, including people with age-related impairments, use the Web. It describes tools and approaches that people with different kinds of disabilities use to removed text: {browse} added text: [interact with] the Web and the design barriers they encounter on the Web. It helps developers, designers, and others removed text: {to} understand the principles for creating accessible websites, web applications, browsers, and other web tools.

This resource includes the following pages:


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