Why Accessibility?

We know you have likely heard about accessibility already.  You probably know that there are federal laws in place requiring Georgia Tech and all other state universities to make their electronic materials accessibility compliant, and that this means that we have to make our electronic materials perceivable and usable by people with disabilities.

But, why do we need to do this?  What's the point?

Imagine for a moment that you are a freshman student, just like the several hundred others who have started their college experience this year.  Just the same, except ...