Web Site Accessibility Resource Center
"The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone
regardless of disability is an essential aspect."
-- Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director and inventor of the World Wide Web
All web sites created by Spider Web Woman Designs are designed to be
accessible to people with disabilities. Our webmaster is a member
of the HTML Writers Guild AWARE
Advisory Board and a member of the W3C
WAI Education and Outreach Working Group.
The following are links to sites with more information, resources and
tools for making
accessible web sites. If you have any questions or would like to
suggest a site, please
send us an email.
The Web Accessibility Initiative
at the W3C - The World Wide Web Consortium.
The W3C was founded in October 1994 to lead the World Wide Web to its
full potential by developing common protocols that promote its evolution
and ensure its interoperability. The Web Accessibility Initiative
(WAI), in coordination with organizations around the world, is pursuing
accessibility of the Web through five primary areas of work: technology,
guidelines, tools, education & outreach, and research &
State of Connecticut Web Site Accessibility Committee The State of Connecticut
was one of the first States to recognize the need for equal access for
all its customers through the Internet. Connecticut established its
first working group to develop guidelines to ensure HTML documents are
accessible to persons with disabilities on August 23, 1996. The first
Universal Website Accessibility Policy was adopted on December 27, 1996.
AWARE Center Home Page - The HTML
Writers Guild AWARE stands for Accessible Web Authoring
Resources and Education, and our mission is to serve as a central
resource for web authors for learning about web accessibility.
WebAIM (Accessibility In Mind)
Accessibility in Online Teaching
Standards for the Government of Canada - Through
collaboration with the Government's Web communities, the Common
Look and Feel 2.0 (CLF 2.0) has been replaced by the Standards
on Web Accessibility and Web Usability.
ICDRI - The International Center for
Disability Resources on the Internet
collection of accessibility tools and goodies just for you ...
Articles at MSDN
May 2009 -
Creating Accessible Online Forms with Expression Web 2:
Excerpt - "In this article, we are going to focus on learning
what makes an online form not accessible and how to create
March 2009 -
Designing Web Sites for Accessibility with Expression Web 2:
Excerpt - "The task of ensuring that the web content you create
is accessible has two parts: creating the content and testing it
(before you deploy) to make sure it follows the guidelines. If
you’ve already installed Expression Web 2, you are on the right
track. Expression Web 2 includes an Accessibility Checker that
will test one page or your entire site against either WCAG or
Federal Computer Week
Make the Internet Accessible for All: The Americans with
Disabilities Act, signed into law in 1990, requires that
government provide individuals with disabilities access to
This page was last reviewed on:
October 09, 2013