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A Proposed Web Accessibility Framework for the Arab Disabled
Mohamed Abu El-Soud , Samaa M. Shohieb
Pages - 57 - 70     |    Revised - 30-11-2010     |    Published - 20-12-2010
Volume - 1   Issue - 3    |    Publication Date - December 2010  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Web accessibility , Arabic Moon code, Arabic Sign Language, Deaf-blind, Interactivity, Web System
ABSTRACT
The Web is providing unprecedented access to information and interaction for people with disabilities. This paper presents a Web accessibility framework which offers the ease of the Web accessing for the disabled Arab users and facilitates their lifelong learning as well. The proposed framework system provides the disabled Arab user with an easy means of access using their mother language so they don’t have to overcome the barrier of learning the target-spoken language. This framework is based on analyzing the web page meta-language, extracting its content and reformulating it in a suitable format for the disabled users. The basic objective of this framework is supporting the equal rights of the Arab disabled people for their access to the education and training with non disabled people. Key Words : Arabic Moon code, Arabic Sign Language, Deaf, Deaf-blind, E-learning Interactivity, Moon code, Web accessibility , Web framework , Web System, WWW. ________________________________________
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Dr. Mohamed Abu El-Soud
Faculty of Computers & Information Sciences - Egypt
moh_soud@mans.edu.eg
Dr. Samaa M. Shohieb
Faculty of Computers & Information Sciences/ - Egypt