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"The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect."
-- Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director and inventor of the World Wide Web

Web Accessibility Initiative

The World Wide Web Consortium is the international standards body for the Web. The W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) develops strategies, guidelines, and resources to make the Web accessible to people with disabilities..

WAI Activities

Supporting Web accessibility efforts by: www.w3.org/WAI

WAI Resources


WAI Participation

WAI welcomes your participation and support. WAI develops accessibility solutions through a consensus process with industry, disability organizations, accessibility researchers, governments and others. To learn more, visit http://www.w3.org/WAI/participation

WAI is supported in part by funding from the U.S. Department of Education, the European Commission's Information Society Technologies Programme, Industry Canada's Assistive Devices Industry Office, CA, Fundación ONCE, HP, IBM, Microsoft Corporation, SAP, Verizon Foundation, and Wells Fargo.

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