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Conference Paper: Web Content Accessibility for People with Cognitive Disabilities

Conference: AIIT


Web accessibility is considered as a component of universal design, the purpose of which is to lower the discrimination level in access to the living environment for people with special needs. People with cognitive disabilities are impaired in the act of processing information such as well as remembering or reasoning, making it more difficult for them to process information in a recognized, meaningful way. This paper gives an overview of the ways of inclusion of people with cognitive disabilities in the world wide web with systematic approach regarding all aspects of design and publishing of web content. The WCAG 2.0 standards with success criteria from Level AA and Level AAA are explored in order to enable access to information and knowledge trough Internet for people with cognitive disabilities.. 

Authors:  Natasha Blazheska-Tabakovska1, Snezana Savoska2, Blagoj Ristevski3, Ilija Jolevski4 and Dragan Gruevski5

1,2,3,4,5,6 Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies – Bitola, “St. Klement Ohridski” University - Bitola (Address: Ul. Partizanska bb. 7000 Bitola, Republic of Macedonia)