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WAI: Strategies, guidelines, resources to make the Web accessible to people with disabilities

Contacting WAI

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Press Inquiries

For press inquiries regarding WAI and Web accessibility, contact Judy Brewer, WAI Domain Lead:

For general W3C press inquires, see How to contact W3C, Press.

Technical, Implementation, and other Support Questions

Many questions are addressed in documents on the WAI site. For example, Understanding WCAG 2.0 provides extensive guidance on making Web sites accessible, including the intent of guidelines and success criteria; how they help people with different disabilities, browser and assistive technology support notes, examples, and resources. The WAI site map lists all documents and search is available to look for specific information.

Current Web accessibility issues are discussed through the WAI mailing lists, which are archived and visible to the public. The WAI Interest Group is a public forum for discussion of issues relating to Web accessibility. If you have a question that might be relevant to the WAI IG list, you can:

A limited number of support questions can be answered via e-mail to wai@w3.org.

Feedback on Specific Documents

To submit comments on a specific document:

Feedback on the WAI Web Site

You can submit comments on the overall WAI Web site (www.w3.org/WAI/) either to a W3C WAI staff list or to a public list:

Comments on other parts of the W3C Web site (www.w3.org) go to: site-comments@w3.org

WAI Working Group Contacts

For information on W3C Team members working in WAI, see Who's Who at the World Wide Web Consortium, Web Accessibility Initiative.

WAI Group WAI Team Contact Chair
Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (ATAG) Jeanne Spellman Jutta Treviranus (Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC), OCAD University)
Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG) Shawn Henry Shawn Henry, W3C WAI
Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group (ERT WG) Shadi Abou-Zahra Shadi Abou-Zahra, W3C WAI
Protocols and Formats Working Group (PFWG) Michael Cooper Janina Sajka
Research and Development Working Group (RDWG) Shadi Abou-Zahra Simon Harper (University of Manchester)
User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (UAWG) Jeanne Spellman Jim Allen (Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired)
Kelly Ford (Microsoft)
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (WCAG WG) Michael Cooper Andrew Kirkpatrick (Adobe)
Joshue O Connor (NCBI Centre For Inclusive Technology)
WAI Interest Group (WAI IG) Shawn Henry Shawn Henry, W3C WAI

Postal Mail Address

WAI is part of W3C, which is hosted at:

The main WAI office contact information is:
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative
MIT/CSAIL, Building 32-G530
32 Vassar St
Cambridge, MA 02139
Telephone: +1.617.253.2613