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About WAI

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The World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) commitment to lead the Web to its full potential includes promoting a high degree of usability for people with disabilities.

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.

Online Overview of WAI

An online presentation about the Web Accessibility Initiative, and an overview of Web accessibility issues.

WAI Technical Activity

The WAI Technical Activity includes work on technology, guidelines, and tools to increase accessibility of the Web for people with disabilities:

WAI International Program Office Activity

The WAI International Program Office enables partnering and coordination among the many stakeholders in Web accessibility --  industry, disability organizations, government, and research organizations.