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[CEUD-ICT] Contact Organizations about Inaccessible Websites

Joshue O Connor joshue.oconnor at ncbi.ie
Thu Jan 7 11:56:09 GMT 2010


Happy new 'ear y'all,

Good move from the Education and Outreach WG in providing practical
advice on actually /how/ to go about reporting an inaccessible website.

Do pass it on to any other relevant lists etc

Cheers

Josh

Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,

W3C WAI invites feedback on a new resource published today:
  Contacting Organizations about Inaccessible Websites
  http://www.w3.org/WAI/users/inaccessible

This new document provides guidance on identifying key contacts,
describing the problem, and following up as needed. It includes tips and
sample e-mails.

WAI encourages you to use this draft document, and let us know how it
works for you and how we can improve it. Please send comments to the
publicly-archived e-mail list:
  wai-eo-editors at w3.org
  by 3 February 2010

You can also share your experiences and ideas as comments on the blog post:
  *Take a few minutes to encourage web accessibility. Your voice counts.*
  http://www.w3.org/QA/2010/01/encourage_accessibility_make_a_difference

This document was developed by Education and Outreach Working Group
(EOWG) as part of the WAI-AGE Project. WAI-AGE is a European Commission
IST Specific Support Action, with the goal of increasing accessibility
of the Web for older people as well as for people with disabilities.
See: http://www.w3.org/WAI/WAI-AGE/

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.

Regards,
~Shawn Henry, EOWG Chair
On behalf of the document editors: Andrew Arch, Shawn Lawton Henry,
Shadi Abou-Zahra



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Shawn Lawton Henry
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
e-mail: shawn at w3.org
phone: +1.617.395.7664
about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/




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