How common are disabilities? - correct answer ~1 in every 5 people (about 20%) has a disability of some kind
Types of Disabilities - correct answer - Re... [Show More] cognizable
Print Disabilities - correct answer a disability that prevents an individual from gaining information from printed material; requires the use of alternative methods to access the material
Screen readers - correct answer Devices that many people with visual impairments use to access the Web, which read aloud Web page text and descriptions that a user selects ONLY if the content is accessible
Assistive Technologies - correct answer Software and devices used to maintain, increase, or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.
They do not completely compensate for the disability. People who create the environments must create them with accessibility in mind in order for the assistive technologies to be most effective.
Assistive Technology for Blindness - correct answer - Screen readers
- Refreshable Braille devices
Assistive Technology for Low Vision - correct answer - Screen enlargers
- Screen readers
Assistive Technology for Color Blindness - correct answer - Color enhancement overlays or glasses
Assistive Technology for Deafness - correct answer - Captions
Assistive Technology for Motor/Mobility Disabilities - correct answer - Head wand
- Mouth stick
- Alternative keyboards
- Eye gaze tracking
- Voice Activation
Assistive Technology for Cognitive Disabilities - correct answer - Screen readers
- Screen overlays
- Augmentative communication aids
The Digital Accessibility Revolution - correct answer The Web Enables Unprecedented Access to Information for the Blind
The Web Enables Unprecedented Access to Commerce for People with Mobility Impairments
Which statements are true? (Select all that apply)
A. For people with disabilities, the Internet is an obstacle that cannot be overcome even with assistive technology.
B. The term "assistive technology" applies only to computer use and Internet access.
C. The Internet is an important part of the solution for disability access.
D. Making a website accessible to people with disabilities makes it less accessible for other users. - correct answer C. The Internet is an important part of the solution for disability access.
Who uses assistive technology? (Select all that apply) [Show Less]