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How to Design Websites by Alan Pipes

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Accessibility

By the 1990s, people were becoming much more aware that some members of society – those with disabilities – simply did not have access to many of the places most able-bodied people take for granted, so much so that certain requirements to avoid discrimination due to disability were enshrined in law. In the United States, the Disabilities Act of 1990 defined a disability as ‘a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity’. Major life activities are defined as including ‘seeing, hearing … learning, reading, concentrating, thinking, communicating and working’. The UK’s Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (both acts have been amended since) and laws in other countries cover similar ground.

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