Call for Review: Accessibility Requirements for People with Low Vision

Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,

The W3C WAI invites you to comment on the First Public Working Draft of Accessibility Requirements for People with Low Vision at:

This document describes what people with low vision need for electronic content, tools, and technologies to be accessible. It includes an overview of low vision and describes specific user needs. It does not set technical requirements. It provides the background for planned future work on guidance for making web content, tools, and technologies accessible to people with low vision.

This draft provides the overall framework and approach planned for this document. Additional information and specific questions for review are in the Status section at:

We welcome comments *by 15 April 2016*
via e-mail to
or the GitHub repository:
Please create separate GitHub issues or pull requests for each comment, rather than combining multiple comments together.

Accessibility Requirements for People with Low Vision is developed by the Low Vision Accessibility Task Force (LVTF) of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (WCAG WG), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). The Task Force home page is:

If you are interesting in contributing to this work as a participant of the Low Vision Accessibility Task Force, please read

The first URI above goes to the latest version of the document. The "dated" version of this draft is: <> The difference between these URIs are explained in Referencing and Linking to WAI Guidelines and Technical Documents at: <>

Please let us know if you have any questions. Thank you in advance for your comments.
Feel free to circulate this message to other lists; please avoid cross-postings where possible.

Shawn Henry, WAI Outreach and W3C Staff Contact
Jim Allan and Andrew Kirkpatrick, Task Force Facilitators
Michael Cooper, WCAG WG W3C Staff Contact


Received on Thursday, 17 March 2016 13:17:34 UTC