Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) Working Group

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The mission of the Accessible Rich Internet Applications Working Group (ARIA WG) is to develop technologies that enhance accessibility of web content for people with disabilities. This includes continued development of the Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) suite of technologies and other technical specifications when needed to bridge known gaps.

Announcements

No announcements at the moment.

Current Work

The Working Group maintains a comprehensive list of publications and status, which include:

The ARIA Project Plan details intended timeline and milestones for this work.

Task Forces

The ARIA WG uses task forces to focus work on specific projects. Current task forces include:

How to Comment, Contribute, and Participate

The ARIA Working Group engages with stakeholders in a variety of ways. See the following resources for information on:

Meetings and Communication

The ARIA WG conducts its work using a variety of synchronous and asynchronous tools. The communication page provides details about:

These tools are used by participants of the Working Group. For ways non-participants can contribute, see how to contribute to the Working Group and file comments.

Administrative Information

Work of the ARIA WG is in accordance with the W3C Process. ARIA WG work is funded in part by the WAI Core. The work of this group does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the funders.

The chair of the ARIA WG, responsible for overall leadership and management, is Rich Schwerdtfeger. The staff contact, responsible for W3C Process and general support, is Michael Cooper.

The Accessible Rich Internet Architectures maintains the following operational resources:

W3C maintains a public list of any patent disclosures made in connection with the deliverables of the group; that page also includes instructions for disclosing a patent.

Current participants in the ARIA WG.