Global Certified Accessible™ (GCA) certification is the first-ever 3rd party international program to certify the accessibility of ebooks, which is particularly critical in today’s education market. Benetech’s GCA certification has an ambitious goal – to help publishers build born accessible content to ensure that everyone has equal access to materials critical for all readers and learners. The following publishers have demonstrated success producing files in accordance with the EPUB Accessibility 1.0 Conformance and Discovery specification and standard level of WCAG AA. Beyond those specifications, these publishers also meet Benetech’s internal GCA certification standard. Benetech recommends these vendors as capable in producing fully accessible EPUBs.
The following organizations are in various stages of the GCA process, but have not yet become fully certified:
As part of our partnership with eBOUND Canada, the following organizations are in various stages of the GCA process, but have not yet become fully certified: