“ If anybody asks me what the Internet means to me, I will tell him without hesitation: To me (a quadriplegic) the Internet occupies the most important part in my life. It is my feet that can take me to any part of the world; it is my hands which help me to accomplish my work; it is my best friend - it gives my life meaning ”.
“ Where a public body communicates in electronic form with one or more persons, the head of the body shall ensure, that as far as practicable, that the contents of the communication are accessible to persons with a visual impairment to whom adaptive technology is available”
NDA Guidelines: Priority 1 1.1 Provide a text equivalent for every non-text element 1.2 Ensure that information does not rely on colour perception 1.6 Use the clearest and simplest language appropriate 1.9 For data tables, identify row and column headers 1.15 Ensure that scripts and applets that provide the only source of important functionality are directly accessible or compatible with assistive technologies 1.16 Ensure that pages are usable without support for scripts, applets, or other programmatic objects 1.17 If you cannot make a page accessible, provide an equivalent accessible page
NDA Guidelines 1.2 Ensure that information does not rely on colour perception
NDA Guidelines: Priority 2 2.5 Use style sheets to control layout and presentation WAI 2.6 Use relative rather than absolute units 2.7 Use header elements to convey structure 2.8 Break up large blocks of information where appropriate 2.12 Clearly identify the target of each link 2.16 Associate labels explicitly with their controls 2.17 Properly position the labels of form controls 2.18 Ensure that user interfaces are device-independent 2.21 Ensure that scripts and applets are accessible 2.30 Do not generate pop-ups or other windows and do not change the current window without informing the user
NDA Guidelines 2.21 Ensure that scripts and applets are accessible
NDA Guidelines: Priority 3 3.5 Place distinguishing information at the beginning of headings, paragraphs, lists 3.7 Provide summaries for tables 3.9 Identify groups of related links and provide a way to bypass them 3.14 Provide navigation bars 3.18 Create a style of presentation that is consistent across pages
4.3.1 Website commissioners should not rely solely on automated conformance testing tools to assess conformance with the relevant W3C guidelines and specifications
4.3.2 Automated tools may be used as part of the validation process, but additional manual checks and user testing with disabled people are essential to be confident that the website is accessible to disabled people.