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Web Programming with HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript by Dean

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5.7 Web Accessibility

In this section, we’ll digress a bit and discuss web accessibility—a subject that is important for tables specifically, but also for programming in general. Web accessibility means that disabled users can use the Web effectively. Most web accessibility efforts go toward helping users with visual disabilities, but web accessibility also attempts to address the needs of users with hearing, cognitive, and motor skills disabilities.

Many countries have laws that regulate accessibility for websites. For example, https://www.access-board.gov/guidelines-and-standards/communications-and-it describes web accessibility guidelines that U.S. government agencies are required to follow.

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