big but, Lewis said. Accessibility technology must be incorporated into the infrastructure that everyone uses, not just provided for people with disabilities. Otherwise, services for people with disabilities will continue to be expensive and limited and will constantly lag behind those available to the public at large. Support for work such as the Web Accessibility Initiative of the W3C, and the Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure initiative, he said, is crucial.
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