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ARIA and Assistive Technologies Community Group Proposed

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Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 06:14:02 +0000
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The ARIA and Assistive Technologies Community Group has been proposed:


How WAI-ARIA is supported by assistive technologies, such as screen
readers,  is highly variable. This variation in WAI-ARIA rendering adds
unnecessary complexity to the development of high-quality web
experiences for users of assistive technologies and places significant
limitations on the types of web widgets that can be made widely

This community group is dedicated to:

1.  helping assistive technology developers converge on a set of clear
norms for baseline support of WAI-ARIA.
2. Helping web developers understand the current state of support for
WAI-ARIA by assistive technologies.

WAI-ARIA is as important to assistive technology presentation as CSS is
to visual presentation. Join us to help make WAI-ARIA as reliable as


You are invited to support the creation of this group:

Once the group has a total of five supporters, it will be launched and
people can join to begin work. Once launched, the group will no longer
be listed as "proposed"; it will appear in the list of current groups:

In order to support the group, you will need a W3C account. To request one:

If you believe that there is an issue with this group that requires
the attention of the W3C staff, please send us email on

Thank you,
W3C Community Development Team
Received on Friday, 30 November 2018 06:14:03 UTC

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