Provide large ‘clickable’ and ‘on-mouse’ area
Small controls and controls that are placed very close to each other are difficult for many people to use. The area for clicking must be large enough for people to activate them.
Discussion by Disabilities
This feature aids people with physical disabilities who have reduced dexterity. Having a large clickable and 'on-mouse' area helps them click anywhere within the area which is at their reach.
Related Research and Papers
- Validating WCAG versions 1.0 and 2.0 through usability testing with disabled users- Dag Svanæs, Dagfinn Rømen
- Web accessibility for people with cognitive disabilities- Jeon Small, Pamela Schallau, Karen Brown, Richard Appleyard
- Web Accessibility and the Needs of Users with Disabilities- Aspasia Dellaporta