SmartPlanet: Yahoo makes Web surfing easier for the disabled

Web surfing for the disabled can be a daunting experience, but Yahoo's Alan Brightman, an expert in assistive technologies, is trying to make it more accessible.

Web surfing for the disabled can be a daunting experience, but Yahoo's Alan Brightman, an expert in assistive technologies, is trying to make it more accessible. In his technology lab, Brightman creates simulation exercises for Yahoo's engineers so they can better understand what it's like to be disabled, thus making their Web interface more user-friendly for people with physical and visual impairments.

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