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World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)

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. The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) is an initiative of the W3C.

WAI develops its work through W3C’s consensus-based process, involving different stakeholders in Web accessibility. These include industry, disability organizations, government, accessibility research organizations, and more.

WAI, in partnership with organizations around the world, pursues accessibility of the Web through five primary activities:

WAI Groups

WAI includes the following Working Groups and Interest Group:

Within the Working Groups, there are also Task Forces.

WAI News

New WAI publications, draft documents for review, and other WAI announcements are listed on the News page.

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