NFB Nonvisual Accessibility Web Certification
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Working with members of the technology community, the National Federation of the Blind has developed a rigorous procedure by which Web sites and applications that have made special efforts to be accessible to the blind can be identified and recognized.
Our mission in the NFB is to integrate the blind into society on a basis of equality. Ensuring full access to information technology and resources is a vital piece of that mission. NFB has a better grasp of the consumer point of view of blindness accessibility than any other entity in the United States.
Not only is it in our best interest to maintain the integrity of our standards for certification, but we are also in the best position of any organization to determine usability of applications and Web sites by the blind.
This program forms part of the newly launched NFB Center of Excellence in Nonvisual Access to Education, Public Information, and Commerce. The Center of Excellence serves to share the considerable knowledge that the NFB and its partners have of web accessibility in order to bring about greater accessibility in government, education, and business; to promote best practices nationally; and to build Maryland’s status as leader in the field.
For more information about becoming certified, becoming a WAC, or on the program in general, please contact Anne Taylor:
National Federation of the Blind
NVA Certification Program
200 East Wells Street
at Jernigan Place
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
Phone: (410) 659-9314, ext. 2413
E-mail: Anne Taylor