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Guide for addressing accessibility in standards

Name: Guide for addressing accessibility in standards

Identifier: CEN/CLC Guide 6:2014

Issuing Organisation: CEN CENELEC

Country: Europe

Language: English

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Type: Other

Issue Year: 2014

Forward Review Date: Not known

Fields: Assistive Technologies 

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This Guide provides guidance to standards developers on addressing accessibility requirements and recommendations in standards that focus, whether directly or indirectly, on systems (i.e. products, services and built environments) used by people. To assist standards developers to define accessibility requirements and recommendations, the Guide presents: – a summary of current terminology relating to accessibility; – issues to consider in support of accessibility in the standards development process; – a set of accessibility goals (used to identify user accessibility needs); – descriptions of (and design considerations for) human abilities and characteristics; – strategies for addressing user accessibility needs and design considerations in standards

Relevance to Active and Healthy Ageing:

Older Person Specific: Yes

Usage / Adoption status: Not known


CEN/CLC Guide 6:2014

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