Rethinking Universal Accessibility: a broader approach considering the digital gap
journal contributionposted on 2015-09-29, 10:49 authored by Julio Abascal, Simon D.J. Barbosa, C.A. Nicolle, Panayiotis Zaphiris
The Universal Accessibility concept is usually formulated in terms that ignore the socio-economic and socio-political context. Therefore it has impact only on a small fraction of the global population of people with disabilities. This issue raises the need for a comprehensive approach that takes into account issues related to literacy, availability of technology, digital literacy, the use of minority languages, etc.
Published inUniversal Access in the Information Society: international journal
CitationABASCAL, J. ... et al, 2015. Rethinking Universal Accessibility: a broader approach considering the digital gap. Universal Access in the Information Society, 15(2), pp. 179-182.
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