Lowering the barriers: Accessible language and “Leichte Sprache” on the German Web
Hewett, F. & Asghari, H.
Digital society blog
The inventor of the web, Tim Berners-Lee, stated that “the power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone, regardless of disability is an essential aspect”. This statement, from the 1990s, rings even more true in 2023, as participation in society depends on being able to access the web for information, services, and connections. In this blog post, we will outline our findings on the question: how much German-language web content is also available in Leichte Sprache?