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

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See also: annotated list of primary WAI Resources.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Home

  1. Finding Your WAI ("way") to New Web Accessibility Resources
  2. WAI Site Map
  3. Help with WAI Site
  4. Search
  5. Translations

Getting Started with Web Accessibility

For People who Use the Web

  1. Better Web Browsing: Tips for Customizing Your Computer
  2. Contacting Organizations about Inaccessible Websites

Accessibility Basics

  1. Accessibility - W3C W3C page
  2. Introduction to Web Accessibility
  3. Essential Components of Web Accessibility
  4. Developing a Web Accessibility Business Case for Your Organization: Overview

Designing for Inclusion

  1. How People with Disabilities Use the Web
  2. Web Accessibility and Older People: Meeting the Needs of Ageing Web Users
    1. Developing Websites for Older People: How Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Applies
    2. Overview of "Web Accessibility for Older Users: A Literature Review"
  3. Mobile Accessibility
  4. Web Content Accessibility and Mobile Web: Making a Web Site Accessible Both for People with Disabilities and for Mobile Devices
    1. Shared Web Experiences: Barriers Common to Mobile Device Users and People with Disabilities
    2. Relationship between Mobile Web Best Practices (MWBP) and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) technical report

Guidelines & Techniques

  1. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Overview
  2. Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines (ATAG) Overview
  3. User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG) Overview
  4. Evaluation and Report Language (EARL) Overview
  5. WAI-ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications) Suite Overview
  6. Specific Technologies
  7. Referencing and Linking to WAI Guidelines and Technical Documents
  8. How WAI Develops Accessibility Guidelines through the W3C Process: Milestones and Opportunities to Contribute

Planning & Implementing Web Accessibility

Policy Resources

  1. Why Standards Harmonization is Essential to Web Accessibility
  2. International Policies Relating to Web Accessibility
  3. Developing Organizational Policies on Web Accessibility

Managing Web Accessibility

  1. Implementation Plan for Web Accessibility
  2. Improving the Accessibility of Your Web Site
  3. Involving Users in Web Projects for Better, Easier Accessibility
  4. Selecting and Using Authoring Tools for Web Accessibility

Evaluating Web Accessibility Overview

  1. Preliminary Review of Web Sites for Accessibility
  2. Conformance Evaluation of Web Sites for Accessibility
  3. Evaluation Approaches for Specific Contexts
  4. Involving Users in Web Accessibility Evaluation
  5. Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools: Overview
  6. Using Combined Expertise to Evaluate Web Accessibility
  7. Template for Accessibility Evaluation Reports

Web Accessibility Presentations and Tutorials

  1. How to Make Your Presentations Accessible to All
  2. Before and After Demonstration (BAD)
  3. Web Accessibility Presentations
    1. Overview of the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Slides
    2. Components of Web Accessibility
    3. Benefits of WCAG 2
    4. Using WCAG 2
    5. Web Accessibility for Older Users, WAI-AGE Report
    6. Web Accessibility is Smart Business
  4. Developing Web Accessibility Presentations and Training
  5. Handouts

Getting Involved with WAI

  1. Participating in WAI
  2. About WAI
    1. Translating WAI Documents
    2. Contacting WAI
    3. Sponsoring WAI
    4. WAI Projects
      1. WAI-AGE Project Reference
      2. WAI-TIES Project Reference
      3. WAI-DA (IST 13470) Project Reference Guide different format
      4. WAI-DE / WAI-TIDE Final report different format
  3. Using WAI Material
  4. Getting WAI Announcements
    1. WAI Press Releases and Document Release Notices
    2. WAI Events
    3. About RSS
    4. WAI Highlights
  5. WAI Groups
    1. Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (AUWG)
    2. Education & Outreach Working Group (EOWG)
    3. Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group (ERT WG)
    4. Protocols and Formats Working Group (PFWG)
    5. Research and Development Working Group (RDWG)
    6. User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (UAWG)
    7. WAI Interest Group (WAI IG)
    8. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (WCAG WG)

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