Best Practices Guide: ADA Website Accessibility Compliance

March 13, 2018
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In the past year, the number of ADA complaints has risen steeply: “The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), which enforces [ADA] Title III, received 6,391 accessibility complaints in fiscal year 2015 – representing a 40% increase over claims in the prior fiscal year.”

To ensure that your college or university remains in compliance, we've compiled a comprehensive guide to educate your team on the steps you need to take to update your website to make it accessible.

Did your school receive a letter from The Department of Education Office of Civil Rights?

OHO can work with your web team prepare a response within 7-14 days.

  • Preliminary audit of the webpages listed in the audit based on WCAG 2.1 Level AA compliance
  • Remediation plan and recommended actions to resolve priority issues
  • Development and design support to fix issues – we can make the edits or support your internal team
  • Secondary audit to confirm compliance
  • Detailed report demonstrating compliance

Download Our Comprehensive ADA Compliance Guide

 

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