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15 Minutes to Better Website Accessibility
By Wiebke Herding, Managing Director, ON:SUBJECT Communications; Editorial Board, NTEN: Change Journal
Though estimates vary, most studies find that about one in five people have some kind of disability. Some of them are in severe need of assistance, for others small adjustments can make a big difference. This way, the Internet has become an essential tool for communication and empowerment for many people with disabilities in the past decade. Making websites more accessible does not have to be difficult, and often has surprising benefits. Take this 3-step accessibility audit to see how accessible your website is, and get tips to improve it.