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Fixing Bad UX Designs by Lisandra Maioli

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Different demands in accessibility

According to MIT, 15% to 20% of the world population has some type of disability; 53 million of the adult population in the US has a disability according to figures from 2015. In order to create an all-inclusive web experience for all users, it's helpful to understand the ways different types of people with disabilities access web content and what you need to do to make your website more accessible to them:

  • Hearing impairment (deafness or disability): Hearing impaired users can use the web if subtitles are offered for multimedia content (any video content that also has audio) and transcripts for audio-only content. Without subtitles or transcripts, only visual content can be accessed.
  • Motor deficiencies ...

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