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What are the benefits of accessible web and digital content

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People with disabilities can effectively participate in educational, economic and social activities if they are provided with full access to web and digital content. Web accessibility has several benefits for people with disabilities in particular and society in general. In this solution you will learn some of the key benefits of web accessibility, which give a reason to all of us for promoting initiatives in this direction. Web designers and developers will have greater understanding about the significance of web accessibility.

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Benefits of Accessible Web Content

There is a greater realization around the world that persons with disabilities need to have maximum access to most of the web resources and digital content so that they can fully participate in educational, economic and social activities. In many countries now there are legal requirements that both government and private sector organizations must meet certain accessibility standards and ensure that their products and services are accessible to majority of people with disabilities. There is also a realization that accessibility is not only beneficial for the disabled community but it also has many benefits for organizations and society at large.

In this article we will highlight several benefits of designing for accessibility and why it should be given high ...

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There is a greater realization around the world that persons with disabilities need to have maximum access to most of the web resources and digital content so that they can fully participate in educational, economic and social activities. In many countries now there are legal requirements that both government and private sector organizations must meet certain accessibility standards and ensure that their products and services are accessible to majority of people with disabilities. There is also a realization that accessibility is not only beneficial for the disabled community but it also has many benefits for organizations and society at large.

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