Thursday, April 17, 2008

Blind users still struggle with computing obstacles

Best Practices for HTML...guidelines for designing accessible Web sites (Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act of 1973)...screen readers cannot read Completely Automated Public Turing Test (CAPTCHA), and options can leave out the deaf-blind...cell phones need expensive screen readers...Many have small, flat buttons that are useless to the blind...kitchen appliances have digital readouts that are useless to the blind...

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