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Re: a word for 'accessible', that people get.

From: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2003 07:09:04 +0100
Cc: "'w3c-wai-ig@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
To: Mischa Weiss-Lijn <Mischa.Weiss-Lijn@oyster.com>
Message-Id: <50FE0326-C70B-11D7-B8F1-0003939B5AD0@btinternet.com>

assistive or inclusive technology  may fit your needs,

speaking of which you may wish to contact: http://www.inclusive.co.uk/
take especial care to look at their online catalogue.
see my other email on Transform 2004 for a forthcoming 'world  
conference' on assistive technology and inclusion.


On Friday, July 25, 2003, at 10:13  am, Mischa Weiss-Lijn wrote:

> Hi,
> I am doing some work for a large UK company that sells a range of
> 'accessible' products alongside its standard product range.  They are
> currently under the category of 'accessible products' - BUT in user  
> testing
> when looking for accessible products NOBODY look in this category!
> 'Accessible' is a great word for people in the industry, but currently  
> it
> doesn't mean a great deal to anyone else.
> Can anyone suggest another term?  We tried 'special needs' but the  
> client
> isn't happy with that because the phrase has negative connotations in  
> the
> UK.
> 	Many thanks,
> 		Dr. Mischa Weiss-Lijn
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