Athena Accessibility Projects Home

The links below include some of our current projects and works in progress. They are still in draft form.

Task force for inclusion of people with cognitive disabilities

We are working to make an accessibility road-map that focuses on cognitive disabilities, which includes guidelines that allow authors to make their content usable by as many people as possible. Cognitive disabilities includes people with learning disabilities, who have problems reading, and who have difficulties with problem solving, attention span, short term memory loss (such as mild to moderate Alzheimer's), or language disabilities.  See the task force for inclusion of people with cognitive disabilities.
This is being done as part of the Protocols and Formats Working Group (PFWG) and of WCAG, of the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) of the W3C.

ARIA Projects

With ARIA, we can make complex custom controls and dynamic scripted content accessible. These Web page provides tools and support for people using ARIA. Athena ICT's current work includes: