LTO Submission of Intent for Finnish translation of WCAG 2.1

Dear all,

The Finnish Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities FAIDD (Kehitysvammaliitto, would like to become the leading translation organization for the Finnish version of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 document. We have a strong history in spreading information about web accessibility in Finnish and have participated also in the translation of WCAG 2.0.

We have contacted about 40 Finnish organization in the governmental, education, private and the third sector. Following 23 organizations have agreed to participate in the review:

University of Helsinki,
University of Jyväskylä,
University of Turku,
Hämeen AMK,

Governmental bodies in the domain:
The Regional State Administrative Agency of Southern Finland, Etelä-Suomen Aluehallintovirasto (responsible for monitoring EU 2016/2102),
Ministry of Transport and Communications, Liikenne- ja viestintäministeriö,
Ministry of Finance, Valtionvarainministeriö,
The Finnish Social Security Institution, Kela,
Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom, Liikenne- ja viestintävirasto,
National center for accessible literature and publishing Celia,

Non-governmental disability and other organizations:
ICT Association for Seniors, Enter,
The Finnish Association of People with Physical Disabilities, Invalidiliitto,
Culture for All Association, Kulttuuria kaikille,
The Finnish Association of the Deaf, Kuurojen liitto,
Erilaisten oppijoiden liitto (Dyslexia related),
The Finnish Association for the Welfare of Older People, Vanhustyön keskusliitto,
The Finnish Federation of the Visually Impaired, Näkövammaisten keskusliitto,

Companies working with web accessibility:
Avaava Digital,
Into Digital,

Following organizations were contacted directly but did not indicate willingness to participate:

W3C Finland,
Aalto University,
University of Eastern Finland,
University of Laplan,
University of Oulu,
University of Tampere,
Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Tampereen Ammattikorkeakoulu TAMK,
Population Register Centre, Väestörekisterikeskus,
Valtioneuvoston kanslia, Prime Minister's Office,
TIEKE The Finnish Information Society Development Centre, TIEKE – Tietoyhteiskunnan kehittämiskeskus,

We would like to thank already all organizations who have agreed to participate.

We have already produced a candidate translation of the document, so the review period can start soon after the intent is approved.

On behalf of The Finnish Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities,
Timo Övermark
Tapio Haanperä

Received on Wednesday, 12 June 2019 08:05:17 UTC