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Rethinking the Internet for People with Disabilities

When it comes to using the Internet, computers aren’t usually tailored for people with certain disabilities like severe visual impairment or upper-body paralysis. Launched just six years ago, eSSENTIAL Accessibility is hoping to change all of that by providing disability-friendly tools. They license a variety of assistive technologies to schools and corporations to make customer experiences more inclusive for the disability community — all while being free of charge to end-users. This ensures that companies are web accessibility-compliant and that it’s made part of their overall business strategy. Ultimately, disability accessibility and accommodations aren’t just required by law — they’re a human right.

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Article Source: Bustle

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