Accessibility Evaluation of a Web Application for Visually Impaired People

Accessibility Evaluation of a Web Application for Visually Impaired People

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Subject and more

  • LCC Subject Category: Computer and Information Science, Computer-Human Interaction
  • Publisher's keywords: Accessibility, Evaluation, Web Application
  • Language of fulltext: english
  • Full-text formats available: PDF

AUTHORS

    Cristina Simona Alecu

EDITORIAL INFORMATION

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ABSTRACT

Currently the Internet is the most important source of information for more and more people. An important requirement is to ensure equal access to information for all citizens, including persons with special needs. The goal of ProInclusiv application is to inform the people with special needs (elderly and people with disabilities) on matters that may be of interest, and also the organizations, associations, health units etc. which provides services for such persons. The application promotes initiatives related to social, cultural and professional integration of people with special needs. To come to their aid, particularly to visually impaired people, at the design and implementation of the application has been taken into account the accessibility guidelines offered by WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines). The aim of the paper is to present how can be realize an accessible web application, using a tool for evaluation of the accessibility and usability during the development of this application.

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