According to Cornell University, in 2011 there was an estimated 14,144,300 (4.9%) people in the United States with a cognitive disability. Broadly speaking, intellectual disabilities pertain to difficulties with memory; problem-solving: attention, reading, linguistic, and verbal comprehension; math comprehension; and visual comprehension. Intellectual disabilities range...
WCAG 2.0 Posts
Many websites provide important information in PDF documents but they are often not accessible, which means that readers with disabilities miss the information. Most PDFs can be made accessible in a small number of steps that will seem familiar if you have created accessible HTML.
The web is a visual medium, which is a great way to convey information…unless you’re blind. An image, or other visual content, is only informative if users can see it. So making images perceivable is one of the most important ways to make websites accessible.
It's no accident that both Section 508, 1194.21(c), and WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion 2.4.7 both call for visible focus indication. Users with mobility/dexterity disabilities often rely on keyboard accessibility, perhaps using assistive technologies (such as mouth sticks) that rely on the keyboard.
The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative has posted some new and updated information related to mobile accessibility.