Is your Web site Accessible to Everyone?
Conclusion: The Vision Foundation of Australia estimate that 18% of the population, or nearly four million people, have a disability and a large percentage of those people, have impaired sight. Based on a straw-poll survey of government and private enterprise websites, those disabled people will, or may, not be able to fully access most sites.
For organisations which have not made their sites compliant with the law, a casual attitude is not acceptable. To remedy some problems of access, such as, replacing text for graphics is straightforward. Adaptation, to allow for different browsers as well as voice output and Braille browsers, is also necessary.
Elements of a site including branding devices, such as pack shots, logos, as well as site functionality may also need to be overhauled, which may mean revising the architecture and or design so that the objectives of the website remain intact.