The World Wide Web (WWW) has made it possible for individuals to learn and interact as never before. The Internet can be a tremendous aid in accessing information. However, the form and format of information on a Web site can either help or hinder access. Given the broad and rapid advancements in technology, it is unwise for a Web developer to make assumptions about the abilities of end-users or the equipment at their disposal. Therefore, it is the responsibility of the Web-page author to present information in a manner which ensures access by a diverse audience.