Web Accessibility

Shadi Abou-Zahra, W3C/WAI

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World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

"Leading the Web to its full potential"

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)

Develops strategies, guidelines, resources to make the Web accessible:

Components of Web Accessibility

Essential Components of Web Accessibility

WAI Guidelines

WAI develops web accessibility guidelines:

WCAG 2.0

W3C web standard since 11 December 2008:

Implementing Accessibility

What steps are needed to implement accessibility?

WAI Educational Resources

WAI develops educational resources:

Available from:

WAI Training Material

WAI develops training material:

Available from:

Translating WAI Resources

W3C provides two forms of translations:

More information:

Participating in WAI

Several ways to get involved with WAI:

Thank You

Shadi Abou-Zahra, W3C/WAI
Activity Lead, WAI International Program Office