Accessibility describes the degree to which a product, device, or service is available to as many people as possible; encompassing people with a broad range of abilities and impairments. In the context of this document, it is about making IT accessible to people with all abilities.
Accessibility is a requirement under the Equality Act 2010 in the UK and similar laws in many other countries.
This document is intended to give the reader guidance when they are considering the IT Accessibility Standards that they should apply in their own organisation. It reviews the major standards so that readers can decide which are relevant to their organisation’s needs.
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