Incidence of Disabilities with Age
The incidence of disability increases radically as people age. On this related graph, if you look at the statistics for the Hearing Difficulty data, you’ll certainly notice a striking change by 75 years1
. But this is only a comparison of two common age-related disabilities. Visit the complete comparison data
to see details on a wider range of issues.
Who can you help?
There are so many different issues where better accessibility can help:
- visual impairments
- hearing impairments
- mobility limitations
- cognitive and learning difficulties
- or even simply using a mobile phone
How is it that such a large population of people with disabilities is under-served by modern websites? Do sites have carte blanche to choose what types of people they will welcome?
-  Data source: http://blog.powermapper.com/blog/post/Website-Accessibility-Disability-Statistics.aspx [Return]