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Re: Web site(s) that list general disability statistics?


From: Michael Moore
Date: Nov 10, 2005 4:20PM

Here is one resource,



Austin, Darrel wrote:
> 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...
> -Darrel