Inclusive New Media Design

including people with intellectual disabilities in the WWW

Mild intellectual disabilities

People with MILD intellectual difficulties might learn slowly in school; they usually have problems reading or writing, but they may still work. They generally have good social relationships and contribute to society with a little help and support.

The video below shows people with mild intellectual disabilities using the web. Before that, there is a link to a PDF summarising key barriers to web access for this group, techniques you can use to overcome these barriers, examples of good sites for this audience, and some useful links.

Mild Intellectual Disabilities Checklist (PDF 84kB)

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