Tuesday, June 14, 2005

American Foundation for the Blind Evaluates Blogging

According to a recent review by the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), becoming a blogger can be a frustrating task for people with vision loss.

"What we found through our evaluation is that the world of blogging is out of reach for many blind and low vision computer users," said Jay Leventhal, editor of AccessWorld®, AFB's online technology magazine. "With 40,000 new blogs cropping up each day and some nine million web logs already in existence, blogging is revolutionizing the way we share and communicate information, which is why AFB wants to ensure that blogs are accessible to everyone."

AFB's Evaluation of Blogs

How to Make Your Blog Blind Accessible

Wow! Kind of sheds new light on the term "approachability," huh?


What do you think makes blogs more or less accessible?

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Scott Ginsberg
Author/Speaker/That guy with the nametag