Why Motor Impaired Users Need Skip Links – UX Movement

There are a variety of motor disabilities they could have that would limit their ability to maneuver a mouse. Spinal cord injuries, damage to limbs and nerve diseases all make scrolling a burden. One way designers can combat this accessibility issue is by providing skip links.

Skip Links Minimize ScrollingLinks take users to a new page. Skip links scroll users to a new section on the current page. They won’t have to rely as much on flicking their mousewheel or dragging the scrollbar. This allows motor impaired users to browse the page with minimal scrolling.

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