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Web site(s) that list general disability statistics?


From: Austin, Darrel
Date: Nov 10, 2005 2:10PM

Often when I talk of accessibility, I get hit with the usuall rebuttals
'well, blind people are such a minority' or 'yea, I know being color
blind is a problem but that's so few people', etc.

I do try to convicne them that accessibility isn't about specific
minorities, but rather about makings sites more usable for everyone, but
thought it would be ncie to have some numbers regarding some of those
types of questions. Is anyone aware of some resources that go over
things like 'number of people with vision impairments' or 'number of
people that use non-mouse screen navigation' etc?

Googling turns up surprisingly little in the way of hard demographic
data. Or maybe I haven't been using the right searches...