When it comes to web accessibility, an often overlooked barrier is internet speed. In 2009, 18.3 million households in the UK (that's 70 per cent) had internet access, but almost 2 million of those were still using dial-up.
An introduction to web browsers and how assistive technologies like screen readers can be used with web browsers to enhance the experience of surfing the web for those with a disability.
When we test a web site, the first thing we do is stick our balaclavas on (back-to-front of course) to help us with our screen reader testing. Changing your normal approach to browsing the web can be a challenge. Do you think you could use a website with your eyes closed or your screen turned off?