An EU Project

Project Results

Supplemental resource framework redesign

New styling was developed for use in Supplemental resources to:

This was applied to:

Expanded Technical Guidance

Technical guidance was expanded to better address current and emerging technologies. The specific areas covered were:

Video Training Materials

Created four sets of videos to support training of accessibility skills.

Accessibility Curricula

Created a framework to support the development of courses on digital accessibility, as well as the inclusion of digital accessibility in courses for related areas. The curricula covered four core modules:

Authoring Tool Briefs

Created three short briefs framing the importance of the Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines to key authoring tool domains.

Authoring Tools List

Authoring Tools List - Provides a resource that lists authoring tool vendor submitted information about the accessibility of their tools.

Authoring Tools Conformance Evaluation Report Tool

ATAG Report Tool leads the user step-by-step through the requirements defined by the W3C Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines and allows the user to record the results for each requirement. The tool generates a report based on this input by the user in HTML and in JSON formats.

New User Needs

Identified and explored accessibility gaps in new standards for emerging technologies. This work developed four new user requirements documents:

Initial Project Deliverables

Technical project deliverables included:

These deliverables were complemented by project management, dissemination, and engagement efforts.


Most of the project work listed above was developed through or in coordination with:

See also Participating in WAI. If you have any questions, contact Kevin White (Scientific Coordinator).

About the Project

WAI-Guide, Authoritative Implementation Guidance and International Cooperation to Support Training, Awareness Raising, and Capacity Building, was a Support Action project, co-funded by the European Commission (EC) under the Horizon 2020 program (Grant Agreement 822245). The project started on 1 January 2019 and completed in December 2022. WAI-Guide aimed to:

WAI-Guide achieved this by conducting its work as an integral part of the vendor-neutral environment of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). WAI-Guide drew together expertise from industry, end-user representation, public bodies, research, and other fields, to develop core accessibility solutions that are internationally consensed and recognized as authoritative references.

See project deliverables above and contact Kevin White (Scientific Coordinator) for more information.

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