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September 15-16, 2005

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Universal Design in Telecommunications:Putting Practice into Policy

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  1. Universal Design in Telecommunications:Putting Practice into Policy
  2. Introduction
  3. Telecom Access Policy
  4. Products Covered
  5. Services Covered
  6. Accessible
  7. Usable
  8. Accessibility Guidelines
  9. Accessibility Guidelines
  10. Accessibility Guidelines

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Universal Design in Telecommunications:
Putting Practice into Policy

Kelly Schaefer
Adele Crudden


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Introduction

  • Readily achievable standard limits access and choice
  • Accessibility and usability strategies already exist
  • Universal design principles can be incorporated into telecom policy

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    Telecom Access Policy


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    Products Covered


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    Services Covered


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    Accessible

    A product or service is accessible if it provides accessible:


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    Usable

    The usability requirement covers:

  • Ability to learn about and operate product features effectively
  • Ability to access information and documentation for the product/service
  • Ability to access support services

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    Accessibility Guidelines


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    Accessibility Guidelines

    Input-related functions:
  • operable without vision
  • operable with low vision and limited or no hearing
  • operable with little or no color perception
  • operable without hearing

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    Accessibility Guidelines

    Input-related functions:

  • operable with limited dexterity
  • operable with limited reach or strength
  • operable without time-dependent controls
  • operable without speech
  • operable with limited cognitive skills


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