Chapter 3. Introduction

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What Is Accessibility ?
What Is KDE Accessibility ?
Why Does It Matter ?

JP Schnapper-Casteras was in charge of introduce us all to the world of accessibility. This topics were short as there were a lot of more important things to talk about.

What Is Accessibility ?

Someone said "Accessibility is like usability for a different user group" and that isn't that far off.

In terms of what technical mechanisms need to be in place for accessibility, it's a lot different than just making UI changes.

Accessibility could be defined as a way of alternative input and output (Bill Haneman).