Experts call for improved Internet access for people with disabilities

11/17/2009 | Yahoo! · BBC

At an international Internet conference in Egypt, advocates and experts argued for improved Internet access for the estimated 650 million people worldwide who have disabilities. One conference speaker outlined challenges faced by many people with disabilities, including affordability and connectivity as well as accessibility of design. "One of the fundamental problems has been not consulting persons with disabilities when designing technologies," she said.

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