​User Groups

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

  • DIR-Accessibility Discussion List is a forum to share and discuss policy, technology, and other issues related to improving access to government issues and services via the Internet. Subscribe to DIR-Accessibility 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.