In recent decades, public spaces have adopted various physical adaptations to improve accessibility, but there is still work to be done. Here are a few physical adaptations that enable people with disabilities to move through the world more easily.
Learn best practices for communicating and interacting with people who are blind or have low vision. These practices, often called ‘Disability Etiquette,’ will help you ease communication and feel more confident that you’re being respectful.
Examine how alternative text, or “alt text” for short, allows web page visitors with low vision to access visual content with the help of a screen reader: a type of assistive software technology that translates alt text into helpful content descriptions that are spoken aloud.