When you think of the word, accessibility, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? You might find it interesting that there are no right or wrong answers here. Accessibility means different things to everyone.
Accessibility and Inclusion
A very well respected thinker published a blog post with only two sentences.
It’s not “less”.
If we care enough, the opposite of more is better.
Source: Seth Godin
This is very true.
One of the most common questions I get from people is whether I know sign language or not. Especially after finding out that I am deaf. Heck, this is also a common question I ask people too.
Are you trying to reach the widest possible audience?
It’s a wild guess but I think your answer is yes.
It doesn’t matter what your target market is, whether it is everyone or a specific group of rocket scientists.
The numbers vary from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) site which reports 1 out of 68 people have autustism spectrum disorder (ASD). A non-profit organization, Autism Speaks pointed out the latest survey conducted with parents indicating the number of people with ASD could be closer to 1 out of 45 people.