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Glossary of Disability-Related Terms

More than just "disability" terminology, this glossary includes definitions of terms related to universal design, accessibility, web use, legal definitions, and many assistive technologies that people with disabilities depend upon for learning and more.

DO-IT, University of Washington

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Posted by: white259 on Wed Dec 03, 2014 at 7:59 a.m.

Excellent guide for people new to the concept of accessibility or those looking for a quick reference.

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New information and communications technologies can improve the quality of life for people with disabilities, but only if such technologies are designed from the beginning so that everyone can use them. Given the explosive growth in the use of the World Wide Web for publishing, electronic commerce, lifelong learning and the delivery of government services, it is vital that the Web be accessible to everyone.

Bill Clinton