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"When we talk about the accessibility of forms, we are usually referring about their accessibility to screen readers and the visually impaired. People with other types of disabilities generally are less affected by "faulty" forms that are missing some of the HTML accessibility features. It should be noted, however, that everyone benefits from a well-organized form, especially those with cognitive disabilities."


Creating forms that are accessible is a relatively complex topic. If you are interested in learning more, visit WebAIM's Creating Accessible Forms Tutorial.

For those of you who use Adobe Dreamweaver to build web pages, there are tools within the program to help you make forms accessible as you build them:

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