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Is the WAI site accessible to those with special educational needs?

From: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Fri, 4 May 2001 16:09:47 +0100
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Today the Times Educational Supplement carried an article from the US
entitled "School pays blind boy to stay away"

It states that:
6,000,000 students nationwide(11 percent of six to 17-year-olds in state(aka
public) schools) are in special education programmes, and in New York city
alone,special education consumes a quarter of the city's school budget.

I realise this is out of context, however we can be fairly certain that
other countries have a similar problem and may not have similar resources.

We need to ensure that the wai message is understood by all, not just the
most able.

jonathan chetwynd
IT teacher (LD)
Received on Friday, 4 May 2001 11:20:14 UTC

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