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As an agency, you work hard to serve the people of Georgia. Your digital presence, as a reflection of your agency’s dedication and outreach, needs to be easily available to everyone. At Digital Services Georgia, we offer accessibility testing to make sure your site, as well as your mobile and web applications, comply with federal and state standards.
Have a question about accessibility testing?
Our Accessible Platform Initiative was our initial effort to make sure sites on our platform were accessible to those with disabilities. Today, maintaining and exceeding federal standards continues to be our aim.
Working with our partners at The Georgia Institute of Technology’s AMAC Accessibility Solutions & Research Center and the Georgia’s ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act,) Coordinator’s Office, we provide accessibility audits through extensive and thorough testing.
In order to meet the needs of various groups, three levels of WCAG 2.0 conformance are defined:
On our platform, you meet the WCAG 2.0 (Level AA) accessibility requirements and beyond.
If you’re a state agency, you’re required to be Section 508 compliant as per the state’s accessibility standards.
Section 508 of the Workforce Rehabilitation Act requires that all electronic Information Technology needs to be accessible by people with disabilities.
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are internationally recognized and adopted standards for digital accessibility. Defined by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the WCAG is the best way to make sure your content can be accessed by all of your users.