Easy-to-Web: Introduction to the Special Thematic Session

  • Cordula Edler
  • Birgit Peböck
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6179)


The needs of people with cognitive and learning disabilities are still underrepresented in the current scientific discussion. The STS Easy-to-Web tends to find a remedy. It aims to bring together web accessibility experts and experts for accessible information in order to bring together guidelines on Easy-to-Read and web accessibility guidelines. The main goal is a better integration of guidelines for accessible information to the World Wide Web, especially considering the needs of people with learning disabilities.


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  1. 1.
    W3C/WAI, Web Content Accessiblity Guidelines 2.0 (2008),
  2. 2.
    UNO, Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2007),

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cordula Edler
    • 1
  • Birgit Peböck
    • 2
  1. 1.inbut, Integrative Consulting and SupportZell u.A.Germany
  2. 2.Competence Network Information Technology to support the Integration of People with Disabilities (KI-I)LinzAustria

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