E*TRADE Announces Accessibility Initiative
"Having full access to financial investing tools is important for everyone," says
Pratik Patel, a long-time
Mr. Patel, assisted in the initiative.
The WCAG 2.0 Guidelines ensure that websites are more accessible to persons with visual and other disabilities and do not affect digital content or the visual layout of the websites, mobile applications, or other online tools. The Guidelines are of particular benefit to blind computer users who use screen reader voice output, braille output or magnification technology on their computers and mobile devices and who, like many individuals with mobility impairments, rely on a keyboard instead of a mouse for navigation.
W3C is an international community that develops open standards to ensure the long-term growth of the Web. The Web Accessibility Initiative is a program of the W3C that works with site owners, developers, people with disabilities and other interested parties to develop accessibility standards, including WCAG 2.0. More information is available at https://www.w3.org/WAI/.
More information on E*TRADE's enhancements is available here.
More information is available at www.etrade.com.