1.2: Accessibility perspectives

W3C Accessibility Perspective Videos

Before we talk about an accessibility strategy, it’s important to understand how users engage with the web. Take a few moments to watch this video to learn about the impact of accessibility and how it impacts users.

The Big Picture

The internet is a key resource in many aspects of our life: education, employment, government, commerce, health care, recreation, and more. To provide equal access and equal opportunity to people with disabilities, it’s important that the web be accessible and usable to everyone.

In this course, we’ll look at how to create an accessibility strategy that will make your website stable, usable, and maintainable.

If you only want to reach 80% of the market, do a quick design for those people. If you want to reach 100% of the market, you need to design for the hard-to-reach 20%.