The Standards Institution of Israel published new guidelines for Web content
accessibility on Wednesday, with the aim of helping people with disabilities
access Internet sites.
The standard targets a broad range of people with
disabilities such as blindness and visual impairments, deafness and hearing
difficulties, learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, limited movement,
speech disabilities, and photosensitivity, as well as combinations of all these
The institution’s solutions include textual descriptions of graphic
elements, subtitles and audio content, and the option of enlarging text.