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Resources for GAAD and beyond

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 18 May 2016 11:13:33 -0500
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
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Dear GAAD presenters and others,

Here is a reminder of some W3C WAI resources that you might find particularly useful for your GAAD sessions, and other education and outreach on web accessibility.

*Web Accessibility Perspectives*: Explore the Impact [for People with Disabilities] and Benefits for Everyone
<https://www.w3.org/WAI/perspectives/>
- Introduces 10 web accessibility topics with *short videos*, brief descriptions, and links to learn more.

*Tips for Getting Started with Web Accessibility*
<https://www.w3.org/WAI/gettingstarted/tips/>
- Introduces some basic considerations for making your website more accessible to people with disabilities, and provides links to additional guidance.
-- Designing for Web Accessibility: Tips for user interface and visual design
-- Writing for Web Accessibility: Tips for writing and presenting content
-- Developing for Web Accessibility: Tips for markup and coding

*Accessibility Principles*
<https://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/people-use-web/principles>
- Introduces some of the web accessibility requirements and provides references to the international accessibility standards from W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI).

*Web Accessibility Tutorials*
<https://www.w3.org/WAI/tutorials/>

*Involving Users in Web Projects for Better, Easier Accessibility*
<https://www.w3.org/WAI/users/involving>

*Easy Checks - A First Review of Web Accessibility*
<https://www.w3.org/WAI/eval/preliminary>

*Before and After Demonstration* (BAD)
<http://www.w3.org/WAI/demos/bad/>
- Shows an inaccessible website and a retrofitted version of the same website. Includes annotations that highlight key accessibility barriers and repairs, and evaluation reports for WCAG 2.0. (fyi, we will be updating this resource in the coming months and welcome input)

*How to Make Your Presentations Accessible to All*
<http://www.w3.org/WAI/training/accessible>
- Provides guidance on ensuring that your presentations are accessible to all of your audience, including participants with disabilities.

For tips on finding other WAI resources, see
<https://www.w3.org/WAI/yourWAI>

Here's to greater awareness and understanding of web accessibility!

Best,
~Shawn Henry
<http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/>
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