Accessibility terminology

 

Knowing and using the right terminology is the basis for fruitful conversations around disability and accessibility. It will also help you understand the contents of this site.

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General accessibility terminology

  • Disability
  • Accessibility
  • Accessible
  • Curb-Cut Effect
  • Assistive technology

Technical accessibility terminology

  • W3C
  • WAI
  • WCAG
  • ARIA

Legal accessibility terminology

  • Directive EU 2016/2102
  • Decision EU 2018/2048
  • Standard EN 301 549
  • Act FI 306/2019
  • Regulation EE 2019/20
  • Regulation LV 2018/191
  • Act EU 2019/882
  • Public sector body
  • Digital services