The community of people interested in assuring online accessibility is extensive, so sometimes, it is difficult to find the right place to start. A selection of the best sources of information is offered here, but your suggestions of additions are welcome.
Use the Stanford's Accessible IT list to discuss Stanford-only projects.
The most active and best email list is the Web Accessibility E-mail Discussion List hosted by WebAIM.
Other lists of interest are:
When getting started with WordPress and accessibility, this blog post from Practical Ecommerce, WordPress Accessibility Resources, offers an excellent collection of accessibility-related plug-ins, pointers to themes built with accessibility in mind, etc.
Other valuable resources include:
If Twitter is your "go to" source for information, you might wish to follow the WebAxe account hosted by Dennis Lembree. In addition, Dennis has compiled a list of the Twitter accounts of many of the experts in the field. To follow along, subscribe to Web Accessibility.
Finally, there is a Bay Area Accessibility dinners Meetup that is held every few months. It offers a great chance to gather with local experts, both inside and outside of the academic environment, to chat casually about the latest happenings in the industry.