May 26, 2022

Standards: W3C Releases First Public Working Draft of “Cognitive Accessibility Roadmap and Gap Analysis”

From the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C):

The Accessible Platform Architectures and Accessibility Guidelines Working Groups have published a First Public Working Draft of Cognitive Accessibility Roadmap and Gap Analysis.

Developed by the Cognitive and Learning Disabilities Accessibility Task Force, it explores user needs for people with cognitive or learning disabilities and identifies where additional web content authoring guidance is needed to help authors meet these needs.

This information is important to new guidance being added to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1.

Direct to Cognitive Accessibility Roadmap and Gap Analysis (December 7, 2017)

See Also: New Video: Introduction to Web Accessibility and W3C Standards (December 4, 2017)


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