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Chapter 7. Universal Accessibility on th... > The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative

The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative

In 1997 the World Wide Web Consortium began research into what is now termed "universal accessibility" on the Web. A program office was established under the auspices of the W3C, funded in part through grants and cooperative efforts with the United States National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education's National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, the European Commission, the Canadian Government, Industry Canada's Assistive Devices Industry Office, IBM/Lotus, Microsoft, Bell Atlantic, and many more.

The WAI program has five primary goals:


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