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"The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect."
-- Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director and inventor of the World Wide Web


About WAI

WAI, in coordination with organizations around the world, pursues accessibility of the Web through five primary areas of work: technology, guidelines, tools, education and outreach, and research and development.



WAI is supported in part by: the U.S. Department of Education's National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research; European Commission's Information Society Technologies Programme; Canada's Assistive Devices Industry Office; Microsoft Corporation; IBM; and Verizon Foundation.

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          W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 Last Updated 12 November 2000 by Judy Brewer. Comments? wai-site-comments@w3.org

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