Web Content Accessibility for People with Cognitive Disabilities

Blazheska-Tabakovska, Natasha and Savoska, Snezana and Ristevski, Blagoj and Jolevski, Ilija and Gruevski, Dragan (2019) Web Content Accessibility for People with Cognitive Disabilities. In: IX International Conference on Applied Internet and Information Technologies AIIT 2019, Zrenjanin, Serbia.

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Abstract

Web accessibility is considered as a component of universal design, the purpose of which is to lower the discrimination level in access to the living environment for people with special needs. People with cognitive disabilities are impaired in the act of processing information such as well as remembering or reasoning, making it more difficult for them to process information in a recognized, meaningful way. This paper gives an overview of the ways of inclusion of people with cognitive disabilities in the world wide web with systematic approach regarding all aspects of design and publishing of web content. The WCAG 2.0 standards with success criteria from Level AA and Level AAA are explored in order to enable access to information and knowledge trough Internet for people with cognitive disabilities.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Natural sciences > Computer and information sciences
Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Engineering and Technology > Electrical engineering, electronic engineering,information engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies
Depositing User: Mrs Natasha Tabakovska
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2020 13:04
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2020 13:04
URI: http://eprints.uklo.edu.mk/id/eprint/2337

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