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Welcome to the Accessibility WikiProject!

This project aims to make Wikipedia accessible for users with disabilities. More specifically, accessibility means that people with disabilities can perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with Wikipedia, and that they can contribute to Wikipedia. Accessibility also benefits others, including older people with changing abilities due to aging.

See also: What is accessibility?

Wikipedia needs you!
Do you have accessibility problems in Wikipedia? Please, tell us!

Details about the WikiProject Accessibility[edit]

Scope[edit]

The primary focus is on improving the accessibility of articles. The secondary focus is on actively assisting editors with disabilities or other characteristics which inhibit their ability to contribute to the encyclopedia.

Methodology[edit]

The approach to make Wikipedia accessible is based on the W3C's official WCAG 2.0 (aka ISO/IEC 40500:2012) and ATAG 2.0 guidelines. The guidelines provided by this accessibility project are merely an attempt to reword the WCAG 2.0 into a guideline hopefully easier to understand for editors who are not familiar with accessibility or web development.

Related WikiProjects[edit]

The related and complementary WikiProjects are

Participants[edit]

If you are interested in being part of this group, please add your name to the end of the following list.

  1. John Carter
  2. l'aquatique[talk]
  3. Smartyllama
  4. Graham87
  5. surueña
  6. Neranei (talk)
  7. User:Pedant
  8. Adrian M. H.
  9. ~user:orngjce223 how am I typing?
  10. Jomanila
  11. tombabinszki
  12. Andy Mabbett | Talk to Andy Mabbett
  13. Bauani
  14. xeno (talk)
  15. Jidanni
  16. Dodoïste (talk) 20:43, 5 July 2009 (UTC)
  17. -- Daniel Jones (talk) 14:14, 16 July 2009 (UTC)
  18. Spencergreenwood (talk) 12:10, 28 September 2009 (UTC)
  19. -- penubag  (talk) 06:34, 30 October 2009 (UTC)
  20. Purplewowies
  21. BelovedFreak 19:09, 8 March 2010 (UTC)
  22. Tom Cloyd (talk) 17:56, 23 April 2010 (UTC) - Interested in mental-health-related accessibility issues - certainly an orphan area. We haven't a lot of external guidance to draw upon. A problem.
  23. doorautomatica talk
  24. -- Lil_℧niquℇ №1 | talk2me
  25. Winxrocker
  26. cannona
  27. Caleb Bond
  28. Macadamia14
  29. OwenBlacker
  30. Geekdiva (talk) 00:01, 18 January 2012 (UTC) (Ironically, my disability will prevent me from being very active. Heh! But I appreciate everyone's hard work and will do what I can when I can.)
  31. the wub "?!" 18:17, 17 May 2012 (UTC) - particular focus on making sure that Help pages are accessible as part of my community fellowship, but interested in helping out other areas too.
  32. Max Viwe | Viwe The Max
  33. Rahul Pandey
  34. Universal Life
  35. The Crab Who Played With The Sea (talk) 12:09, 17 March 2013 (UTC)
  36. B2project
  37. DarkArcherPrince
  38. Quiddity
  39. Techdude3331
  40. pjoef (talkcontribs) 11:03, 12 November 2013 (UTC)
  41. —PC-XT+
  42. GJR, a.k.a. oedipus (GJR's talk page | GJR's contributions)
  43. Wolbo
  44. Jonathan Bowen
  45. Mr. Yondris Ferguson (Leave a Comment)
  46. -- dsprc [talk] 00:35, 30 June 2014 (UTC)
  47. CM2G0005
  48. SFB 20:20, 13 November 2014 (UTC)
  49. Thisisnotatest (Thisisnotatest's talk page)
  50. AtomsOrSystems (talk)

Templates[edit]

{{WikiProject Accessibility}}, for use on article talk pages for articles within the project. See Category:WikiProject Accessibility articles.

WikiProject Accessibility
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject Accessibility, a group of editors promoting better access for disabled or otherwise disadvantaged users. For more information, such as what you can do to help, see the main project page.
 


{{Accessibility dispute}}, for use on articles where the accessibility is in question. See Category:Articles with accessibility problems.


{{Alternative text missing}}, for articles with images without alt text, if adding it would improve accessibility.


{{User WikiProject Accessibility}}, userbox for members of the accessibility project. See Category:WikiProject Accessibility participants.

Accessibility icon This user is a member of WikiProject Accessibility

Userboxes[edit]

Userboxes about disabilities
Disability Userboxes Wikipedians
Asperger syndrome {{User Asperger}} Links
{{User aspie}} Links
High-functioning autism {{User HFA}} Links
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder {{User ADD2}} Links
{{User ADHD}} Links
{{User ADD}} Links
{{User ADHD2}} Links
Bipolar disorder {{User bipolar}} Links
{{User bipolar2}} Links
Blindness {{User blind}} Links
Borderline personality disorder {{User borderline}} Links
Cataplexy {{User cataplexy}} Links
Color blindness {{User Colourblind}} Links
Dyslexia {{User dyslexic}} Links
{{User Lysdexic}} Links
Developmental coordination disorder {{User dyspraxic}} Links
{{User Developmental Dyspraxia}} Links
Dissociative identity disorder {{User Multiplepersondis}} Links
{{User did}} Links
Dysthymia {{User dysthymia}} Links
Hearing loss {{User Deaf}} Links
Narcolepsy {{User narcolepsy}} Links
Pervasive developmental disorder
not otherwise specified
{{User PDD-NOS}} Links
Psychosis / Schizophrenia {{User psychosis}} Links
{{User Schizoid}} Links
{{User SAD}} Links
{{User schizophrenia}} Links
{{User schizotypal}} Links

See also[edit]

External watchlist[edit]