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Accessibility : Disability Types

Disability types :
#1 Visual : Blind, color blind, poor vision
– Use audio books and e books- Know/ Dont know Braille – Use JAWS, a screen reader which reads web sites aloud.- Use windows screen magnifiers to read text- Increase font sizes on their browsers- Use keyborad shorcuts often
#2 Hearing : Deafness
– Need visual equivalent of audio – Like subtitles for videos, captions,- SMIL (Synchronized Media Integration Language) lets you sync audio, video with text.
#3 Motor : inability to use a mouse, slow response time, limited fine motor control
#4 Others :
– Epileptic users must avoid seeing screen flickering between 2 and 55 Hz – Users who use only keyboard to naviagte- Learning / cognitive disability

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