The mobile era makes information more readily available. It should do so for everyone, including people with disabilities, yet accessibility is often an afterthought in device design and app development.
“It’s a big issue,” said Dana Marlowe, principal partner at Accessibility Partners, in an interview. Marlowe’s firm and its 12 employees advise corporations and government agencies on IT usability and accessibility issues for people with disabilities. “It’s not where it needs to be yet,” she added.
By Kevin Casey – InformationWeek