- Aakriti Agarwal
How is TED.com website in terms of accessibility? Can people having limited visual, auditory,physical, speech or motor skills use it easily?
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 guidelines say that today's websites should consider some accessibility rules when designing their websites. Following these guidelines will make content accessible to a wider range of people with disabilities, including blindness and low vision, deafness and hearing loss, learning disabilities, limited movement, speech disabilities, etc.
How would you rate the website on meeting these guidelines? Do you know anyone who has one of the above limitations and uses this website? How does he/she feel about the usability and accessibility of this site?
- Can a blind person find out which video he wants to listen to?
- Can one with limited motor skills hover around the various parts of the website using his keyboard keys, instead of the mouse?
I am looking forward to hear of experiences that people have had around them for website accessibility? How do they feel about TED.com or even the TED mobile app from that perspective? Are there any other examples of websites which have done this job well? Or do you have any ideas to make TED.com accessible to every single person in the world?