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Low Vision Accessibility Task Force (LVTF)

The Low Vision Accessibility Task Force (LVTF) was created as a joint task force of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (WCAG WG) and the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (UAWG). The UAWG has closed. The objective of the Task Force is to address web accessibility issues specific to people with low vision.

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Announcements

Publications

LVTF Documents lists the documents the LVTF is working on and plans to work on.

Task Force Meetings

Teleconference

The Task Force meets weekly by teleconference, and plans to hold face-to-face meetings 1-2 times a year.

Asynchronous Participation

About the Low Vision Accessibility Task Force

The Low Vision Accessibility Task Force (LVTF) was created as a joint task force of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (WCAG WG) and the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (UAWG). The UAWG has closed.

The objective of the Task Force is to address web accessibility issues specific to people with low vision. Task Force work includes:

Facilitators and Contacts

Work Statement

Mailing List

public-low-vision-a11y-tf@w3.org (public archive)

When using the Low Vision Accessibility Task Force mailing list:

  1. Treat other list members with respect.
  2. Keep comments within the scope of this group (see Low Vision Accessibility Task Force Work Statement).
  3. When raising an issue:
    • provide a clear subject line including the topic it relates to;
    • explain the issue briefly;
    • propose a brief & specific solution;
    • for longer comments, put a summary at the beginning.
  4. When replying:
    • keep your reply comments near the top of a message;
    • only quote essential parts of a previous message;
    • if there are multiple topics, break them into separate emails to facilitate threading and to keep the subject line accurate.
  5. Please send any questions about the mailing list itself to the Facilitators or Staff Contacts, not the whole list.
  6. No soliciting.

Participation

To join the Low Vision Accessibility Task Forces, individuals must be participants of the WCAG WG. Participants are expected to actively contribute to the work of LVTF, including:

To become a participant of Low Vision Accessibility Task Force or with questions, contact Andrew Kirkpatrick, Jim Allan, and Shawn Henry

Current Low Vision A11Y TF participants

Patent Disclosures

This Task Force is part of the WCAG WG Charter and UAWG Charter, which operates under the W3C Patent Policy (5 February 2004 Version). W3C maintains a public list of any patent disclosures made in connection with the deliverables of the WCAG WG and the UAWG.