Developing a Web Accessibility Business Case for Your Organization

Developing a Web Accessibility Business Case for Your Organization, S.L. Henry, ed. World Wide Web Consortium (MIT, ERCIM, Keio), August 2005.


WebAIM - Web Accessibility in Mind

The Web Accessibility "How-To" Site, focusing on improving accessibility to online learning opportunities for all people.


Usable?...Or Not?...Factors Affecting the Usability of Web Sites

Rakhi Rajani and Dr. Duska Rosenberg discuss the concept of usability in Web sites based on a study carried out at the Centre for Information Environments Research at Brunel University in London, England.


Web Usability and Technology

Arthur R. Murphy discusses various Web design features and how they impact usability for the disabled. He describes how universal access requires one of two approaches: fully accessible structure and format or a graphical site with an alternate set of text only pages.


Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0

W3C Recommendation 5-May-1999. These guidelines explain how to make Web content accessible to people with disabilities and/or atypical user environments.


New federal regulations -- a brief history

The U.S. Access Board, the federal agency set up to implement the Americans with Disabilities Act after it was passed in 1990, is now at work on a set of standards for access for the disabled on government and government-affiliated Web sites. News article from ZDNet.


Section 508 of the Workforce Investment Act

Enacted by the US Congress in August 1998, Section 508 obliges government agencies to make their websites accesible.


W3Cs Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)

The W3C's commitment to lead the Web to its full potential includes promoting a high degree of usability for people with disabilities. The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), in coordination with organizations around the world, is pursuing accessibility of the Web through five primary areas of work: technology, guidelines, tools, education and outreach, research and development.