Web demand by the disabled likely to increase: Accessibility rally aims to boost Internet access

There are 54 million Americans living with disabilities. Apparently, most U.S. businesses don't want their e-commerce. Right now, universal Internet accessibility is a distant dream for the blind, deaf, handicapped and otherwise-disabled. According to local assistive-technology provider Attain Inc., less than 10 percent of Web sites are built with their needs in mind. But Attain is hoping to help change that. On June 11, Attain will stage a local "Accessibility Internet Rally" in conjunction with the national event's original organizers...

 

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