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Re: Where to get started


From: Shawn Henry
Date: Sep 30, 2013 7:17AM

Hello Greg,

I suggest starting from:
* A high-level, broad introduction: <http://www.w3.org/standards/webdesign/accessibility>;
* Accessibility Principles <http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/people-use-web/principles>;

The links from there will give you details on specific topics.

Don suggested WCAG 2.0. The starting place for that is the WCAG 2.0 Overview at: <http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag>;


Shawn Lawton Henry
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
phone: +1.617.395.7664
about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/

On 9/27/2013 2:51 PM, Greg Wocher wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am not sure where to begin but here goes. I am a current CIS major
> specializing in Web Development and Administration. Hopefully I will be
> graduating within a year or so. I am blind and I feel that web
> accessibility is becoming extremely important. I want to learn about
> this but there is so much that I am a bit lost in cyberspace. I was
> wondering if anyone could give me some tips on where to look and on how
> to start down this road? It will be very much appreciated.
> Thank you,
> Greg Wocher