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Fw: Inspiration for Designing for an Accessible Web

From: Andrew Arch <amja@optushome.com.au>
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2001 20:52:08 +1000
Message-ID: <002901c0ca51$1c90fe80$ca2ba4cb@lowrp1.vic.optushome.com.au>
To: "Judy Brewer" <jbrewer@w3.org>
Cc: "EOWG" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Judy,

Don't know if you've seen this, but here's a 'real life' story about how
disabled people use the internet that I received from another list.

Catch you (and others I hope) in HK, Andrew

> -------------begins-----------
> All,
>
> Since there are many new folks on the list, and some of us may get
> discouraged now and again, and feel that what we are trying to accomplish
> makes no difference, I am going to again post the URL of the essay by Dr.
> Zhangxu in China, he is a quadriplegic and it tells how the Internet has
> allowed him to go back to functioning in the world.  I ready it about once
a
> month to help me get over the rough spots....it applies to all areas of
the
> Digital Divide even though he talks about disabilities, lets all remember
> that what we are doing does make a difference no matter how difficult it
may
> be.
>
> The essare is at:
http://www.icdri.org/no_disability_in_digitalized_com.htm
> It has also been posted on the front page of www.disability.gov.
>
> Everyone keep up the good work!
>
> Sincerely,
> Mike Burks
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Received on Saturday, 21 April 2001 06:52:47 GMT

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