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WAI Working Groups and Interest Groups

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WAI has Working Groups developing accessibility guidelines and related work, and Interest Groups providing a forum for discussing Web accessibility issues. Participating in WAI describes generally how to participate in WAI work. To find out more about participating in a specific WAI group, see the group's home page linked below. WAI working groups often have Task Forces operating under them; see Task Force link below.

Accessible Platform Architectures (APA)
APA reviews specifications, develops technical support materials, collaborates with other Working Groups on technology accessibility, and coordinates harmonized accessibility strategies within W3C.
Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA)
ARIA develops the Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) suite of technologies and other technical specifications when needed to bridge known gaps.
Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG)
EOWG develops awareness and training materials and education resources on Web accessibility solutions .
WAI Interest Group (WAI IG)
WAI IG is a public group with a mailing list for general discussion on Web accessibility.
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (WCAG WG)
WCAG WG develops guidelines, techniques, and supporting resources for Web "content" - which is the information in a Web site, including text, images, forms, sounds, and such.

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