Accessibility to State Websites for People with Disabilities

 compliance standards and best practices recommended by the World Wide Web Consortium’s latest  for web accessibility. Some of these included are: 

  • Text alternative fields for non-text elements.
  • All information conveyed with color can also be understood without color.
  • Legible fonts and high-contrast colors for easy readability.
  • Designed web pages so that all content presented without an associated style sheet does not lose information or structure.
  • Identified row and column headers in data tables.
  • Keyboard accessibility, where all functionality is available through the use of a keyboard and without the use of a mouse.
  • “Skip to main content” link at the top of each page permitting users to skip repetitive navigation links.
  • There is a mechanism for the user to pause, stop, or hide moving or scrolling information that starts automatically, lasts more than 5 seconds, and is presented in parallel with other content.
  • Online forms are designed allowing assistive technology to access the information, field elements, and functionality required for completion and submission of the form, including all directions and cues.

We are continuously working to increase accessibility standards and meet all levels of accessibility conformance and guidelines. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the webmaster. Managers of state websites can find additional accessibility resources on the . 

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