Consider All Disabilities When Making Facebook Accessible PDF Print E-mail

Published by: Do It Myself Blog

By: Glenda, April 7, 2009

Read more of this article at: http://www.doitmyselfblog.com/2009/consider-all-disabilities-when-making-facebook-accessible/

 

"... Some obstacles that the rest of us with disabilities face on the web include:

  • Flickering or flashing designs can cause seizures in people with certain neurological disorders.
  • Without captioning, people with hearing impairments cannot appreciate multimedia content such as on-line newscasts, movies, and lectures.
  • For individuals with little or no hand control, using a mouse can be very difficult. Being required to "click" on a tiny area to access information can be an obstacle.
  • Inconsistent page layout and poor information design can be disorienting and confusing to any user, particularly to individuals with cognitive impairments..."

 

 

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