HCI Specification Of A Resource CentrePaper Rating: Word Count: 726 Approx Pages: 3
HCI SPECIFICATIONS FOR KNOWSLEY COMPUTING RESOURCE CENTRE
As society becomes increasingly reliant on a knowledge-based economy, people with disabilities will have an excellent opportunity to participate fully in the social and economic life of their communities. Whether this comes to pass depends on what happens to people with disabilities in learning and using the new computer and information technologies. These technologies have the potential to help or hinder people with disabilities, making concerns about the accessibility of these technologies an important issue.
¡ §Designing for accessibility from the outset always results in better, less expensive, and timelier solutions than retrofits ¡ (Jacobs, 1999; Node Networking,).
It is important to ensure that the needs and concerns of students with all types of disabilities are represented in