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From: jonathan chetwynd <jonathan@signbrowser.free-online.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 4 May 1999 18:37:50 +0100
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I am of course keen that everyone should have equal access to resources, and
that does not exclude those with poor vision. Incidentally the only W3C
meeting last year in the UK to my knowledge, was held at the invitatrion of
the RNIB or Royal National Institute for the Blind.

At present computers and the www do exclude those with poor reading skills,
who probably cannot use a keyboard.

As a colleague put it they could start by improving the computers

Do have a look at these three sites

Java beta at http://www.peepo.com/drivethru2/

'98 STEM award site at http://www.peepo.com/signbrowser/lstem.htm

Homepages at http://www.peepo.com

I would be grateful for your response both to our sites, and your ideas
about accessibility and the www.


jay@peepo.com

Our site www.peepo.com is a graphical aid to browsing the www for
non-readers.

To use our site, make the link and have a drink.
It is a drive thru, you are already travelling in one direction.
Click on the house/road in the centre of the page to reverse.
When you see a link of interest, click on it.
Received on Tuesday, 4 May 1999 13:43:29 GMT

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