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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

Web Accessibility Initiative

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) promotes a high degree of usability for people with disabilities. W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) pursues Web accessibility solutions for people with visual, auditory, physical, cognitive and neurological disabilities.



Supporting your efforts on Web accessibility:


WAI welcomes your participation and support. WAI develops consensus-based accessibility solutions with industry, disability organizations, accessibility researchers, governments and others.

WAI is supported in part by funding from the U.S. Department of Education, the European Commission's Information Society Technologies Programme, Industry Canada's Assistive Devices Industry Office, CA, Fundación ONCE, HP, IBM, Microsoft Corporation, SAP, Verizon Foundation, and Wells Fargo.

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