Community

​User Groups

The following organizations offer learning and networking opportunities for professionals involved in web and software accessibility issues:

  • PESO (Public Electronic Services On-the-Internet) is a working group that meets monthly to discuss policy and technology issues related to improving access to government issues and services via the Internet. Subscribe to PESO discussion list to register for membership.
  • Austin Adobe Users Group offers training and networking opportunities related to web and multimedia design and development.
  • Refresh Austin is an organization for web professionals. Monthly meetings are held to discuss creative, technical, and professional aspects of the trade.
  • Techlunch is a networking group supported by the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities. The group holds monthly lunch meetings and hosts a Google Group to share technology related information, issues, and current events.
  • WAI Working Groups address developing accessibility guidelines and provide a forum for discussing web accessibility issues.
  • WebAIM provides resources, services, and articles to help make web content accessible to people with disabilities.
  • Meetup provides resources and discussion for high technology professionals interested in accessibility and inclusive design.
  • Guide to Software Accessibility for the Disabled​ is a resource for those who are seeking software that is accessible to people with disabilities.