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Title Playlist 5: Technology Access for Individuals with Disabilities
Summary The purpose of this playlist is to present information on relevant considerations that support technology access for individuals with a range of disabilities. Accessible technology is designed to meet the needs of a broad range of users. The concept of accessible design is based on two types of access—direct and indirect. Direct access is facilitated when users can customize their technology interaction. Universal Design is one approach that embeds flexible presentation and response formats to allow broad-based access, minimizing the need for assistive technology. Indirect access design is based on products, devices, services, or environments that are compatible with a person’s assistive technology (AT) such as computer screen readers.

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