APA Task Forces

The APA Working Group conducts some of its work via the following task forces. See each task force page for details about specific work and how to join.

Cognitive and Learning Disabilities Accessibility Task Force

The Cognitive and Learning Disabilities Accessibility Task Force will develop draft proposed guidance and techniques to make web content, content authoring, and user agent implementation accessible and more useable by people with cognitive and learning disabilities.

Teleconferences are Mondays at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Boston time using the Cognitive and Learning Disabilities Accessibility Task Force Meeting. If you need to dial into the phone service, dial +1-617-324-0000 and enter passcode 649 368 070 (autodial: +1-617-324-0000,,,649368070#). The IRC channel is irc.w3.org channel #coga.

Research Questions Task Force

The Research Questions Task Force (RQTF) works to identify accessibility knowledge gaps and barriers in emerging and future web technologies, and to identify research findings, researchers, and research opportunities to inform and fill those gaps where possible.

CSS Accessibility Task Force

The CSS Accessibility Task Force is a joint task force of the APA WG, the Accessible Rich Internet Applications Working Group, and the Cascading Style Sheets Working Group. It will focus effort on identifying accessibility problems that can be created by use of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and to develop solutions.

Web Payments Accessibility Sub-Group

The Web Payments Accessibility Sub-Group explores accessibility use cases and requirements to develop as a deliverable, Payment Accessibility User Requirements. It coordinates with the Web Payments Working Group.

HTML Accessibility Task Force

The HTML Accessibility Task Force is a joint task force of the APA and the former HTML Working Group (HTML WG). This task force is not currently active.

Specification Accessibility Task Force

The Specification Accessibility Task Force assists the Working Group with accessibility review of W3C specifications. Currently this work is done by the working group as a whole.