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Nicholas C. Romano, Jr.

Website Accessibility Research:

Disabled Users Still Locked Out

© Copyright 2007 All Rights Reserved

Slide #96

Faculty Research Excellence Series

Sponsored by the OSU-Tulsa Library

Thursday, March 29, 2007 6:00 pm North Hall Room 150

Why don’t Companies do more?

Technical Difficulty

78/117 (67%) of respondents agreed that 'some WAI guidelines are difficult to implement'. Difficulty of WAI guidelines placed third in barriers to accessible web site development (Knight 2003)

40% of respondents felt that it is practical 'to design for all assistive technology devices'. However, a majority (53%) disagreed that ‘Web accessibility is purely a technical issue'. (Knight 2003)

49% of respondents agreed that 'it is impossible to cater for all users' needs'. The trade-offs in web accessibility are reflected in a majority (56%) agreeing 'there is a conflict between usability and accessibility'. 80% disagreed that 'accessibility inhibits innovation‘ (Knight 2003)

66% of respondents disagreed that 'text-only sites are the most accessible

72% disagreed that 'there is a conflict between graphic presentation and accessibility‘ (Knight 2003)

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