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Rethinking Universal Accessibility: a broader approach considering the digital gap

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posted on 29.09.2015, 10:49 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.

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Universal Access in the Information Society: international journal

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Special issue

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ABASCAL, 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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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg

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AM (Accepted Manuscript)

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

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2015

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The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10209-015-0416-1

ISSN

1615-5289

eISSN

1615-5297

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en