How did you get into Web accessibility?

In What's *Your* Story?, Ian Lloyd wants to know what made everybody get into Web accessibility. It's a great question, and I find it very interesting to read the stories people have posted so far.

Personally I have several reasons for advocating Web accessibility. First of all an idealistic one:

Then a few reasons that some may call selfish:

Head on over to and let Ian know why you got into Web accessibility. If you feel like it, you're welcome to post your response here as well.

Posted on February 27, 2007 in Quicklinks, Accessibility