In your materials for Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), we encourage you to include relevant resources from the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI).
WAI Resources for GAAD
For a list of free online resources to support digital accessibility, see WAI Resources.
Resources particularly relevant for GAAD include:
- Making Events Accessible – Checklist for meetings, conferences, training, and presentations that are remote/virtual, in-person, or hybrid
- Introduction to Web Accessibility
- Digital Accessibility Courses
For monthly updates on current WAI work, see What We’re Working On – Accessibility Activities and Publications.
For those interested in Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG):
- An updated draft of WCAG 2.2 was published on 17 May 2023. See WCAG 2 Overview and What’s New in WCAG 2.2 Draft.
- WCAG 3.0 is exploring a different approach. It is years away from being completed. See WCAG 3 Introduction.
- You can get announcements of WCAG updates via e-mail. See Get WAI News.
W3C accessibility work is led by:
- Kevin White, Development and Operations Lead
- Michael Cooper, Strategy and Technical Lead
- Shawn Lawton Henry, Education and Communications Lead
WAI staff also includes Ruoxi Ran and Daniel Montalvo.
To reach WAI staff, you can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.