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From: John Hamman
Date: Jul 22, 2004 2:50PM


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From: foliot [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 4:31 PM
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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] screen reader figures


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From: garymm [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 2:52 PM
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Subject: [WebAIM] screen reader figures


Regarding the total number of screen readers, I have not been able to
find a figure, but Mark Stimson (from the Sensory Access Foundation)
emailed me a pdf of a study commissioned by Microsoft that found total
numbers of working age people in the US likely to benefit from
accessible technology (eg. they are blind or have a dexterity
impairment) but it didn't say how many actually use special keyboards or
screen readers, etc. I think this is the best data I am going to get,
though. Thanks

Gary

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