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Giving the Blind Better Web Access

September 29th, 2010 09:47 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

crimeandpunishment writes “Decades ago, the breakthrough for the disabled was making buildings wheelchair accessible. Today, it’s making their world web accessible. Disabled groups are hailing new legislation Congress has sent to the president. Among other things, the measure will give the blind greater Internet access through smart phones, and require devices like iPhones and Blackberrys to be hearing aid compatible. ‘It breaks down barriers for all of us’, says Mark Richert of the American Foundation for the Blind.”

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