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Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) moves to Candidate Recommendation (CR)

Today the Protocols and Formats Working Group (PFWG) published WAI-ARIA 1.0 as a Candidate Recommendation. This is a major milestone in development of this technology, indicating that it is considered feature complete after years of development and multiple public consultations. As ARIA enters the Candidate Recommendation phase, the focus shifts from specification development to implementation testing.
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Make Your Presentations Accessible to All

Do you remember a time when people around you broke out in laughter, but you didn't hear the joke? You could be doing a similar thing to your audience — leaving some people out.... Read on to learn how to make presentations, talks, meetings, and training accessible to all of your potential audience, including people with disabilities and others...
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Share Resources Supporting the Web Accessibility Business Case

W3C WAI today published a collection of statistics, case studies, and articles supporting the business case for web accessibility in Resources for Developing a Web Accessibility Business Case for Your Organization.... Would your organization be willing to share your case study to support the business case for web accessibility?...
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Discover new ways of thinking about accessibility

As an employee of the W3C Web standards organization, you might think that I would say the most important thing to start with when addressing web accessibility is standards. I don't. I say the first step is learning how people with disabilities use the web. You might be surprised to learn that is the W3C's advice. We've now got it more clearly in writing, in the new document published today by the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI): Involving Users in Web Projects for Better, Easier Accessibility and...
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