Disabilities and Impairments

  • 60% of working age adults have mild or severe "impairments"
  • 25% of the impairments are vision-related
  • 12% of computer users use accessibility features such as large fonts, high contrast, and special keyboards
  • Print disabilities — blindness, poor vision, learning disabilities

From a Forster Research study commissioned by Microsoft http://www.microsoft.com/enable/research/default.aspx