In a study conducted by Google in 2008, it was found that there are more deaf and hard of hearing users with access needs in the US than all of the Internet users in Spain! How would the loss of your hearing affect you on the Internet? There are three types of auditory impairments, any of which can be caused by accident, illness, environment, heredity, aging:
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How do I test for accessibility? In short, there are two ways to test the website’s user accessibility: human evaluation or digital evaluation tools. But the most successful approach is to use a combination of both. That’s because no single tool – no matter how expensive it is – can judge every component that affects accessibility.
Pull up your favorite website, close your eyes, and imagine trying to use it. Yes, that is extreme, but users users with disabilities face serious challenges trying to use inaccessible websites. Vision disabilities affect website users in different ways depending on the type and severity of the disability. The good news is that we can make it significantly easier for users by following some accessibility guidelines.
You've probably known people, maybe a neighbor or a co-worker, with a reading disabililty or attention-deficit disorder. So you know how users may struggle to write down information (e.g., fill out a form) or comprehend the information on web pages.
Have you been told that you must make a PDF document accessible? Assuming that you are either an old hand at this process or have now learned what it means for a PDF to be accessible, you now face the task of actually doing the tags work in Acrobat. If you have done this before with any PDF of more than a few pages you know that it involves developing a process and then settling in for a fun time of clicking, typing, and dragging.