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http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Accessibility_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “But the bottom line is, accessibility is actually a challenge for coders, and I’ve yet to meet a coder that doesn’t like a good challenge.” Disabled individuals account for over a billion people worldwide. This represents the world’s largest minority on the Web, with $220 billion in discretionary spending power in the United States alone. Yet, the accessible web is more than a
Designing software and toolkits with accessibility in mind is important to ensure that everyone has equal access to the internet.
Léonie Watson is an accessibility engineer and a director at the British Computer Association of the Blind.