State & Local Government

We worry about your Digital Accessibility so you don’t have to.

Around 56.7 million Americans currently live with some form of disability. This number continues to increase as the population ages. It is expected that by 2060, the number of Americans living with disabilities will double to nearly 90 million. Those with vision, hearing, or physical disabilities are expected to make up around 20 percent of the population. These individuals can experience significant challenges when it comes to accessing websites, as well as applications and online documents.

*According to the United States Census Bureau

Sites that don’t follow the accessibility guidelines risk legal problems, frustrated users, and missed business opportunities. Work with us and we'll make sure you're protected. Let us help you understand the guidelines and identify compliance issues. 

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Legal Risk
No one wants to receive a lawsuit, especially if it could easily be avoided. 

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User Frustration
If users are frustrated with your site, they could become frustrated with your brand. We want to help protect your reputation.

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Financial Risk
You could miss business opportunities with someone because they can't access your digital presence. 

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Scan

 We use our certified technology to test your website. A report is generated that identifies instances of failed compliance.

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Fix

 Our experienced web developers will fix any issues on your website, or we can create a report with instructions for how to fix the problems for your team to fix internally.

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Monitor

We will run a monthly or quarterly scan of pages that have been added or updated to identify any new accessibility problems.     

State & Local Government Institutions

ADA Compliance for State & Local Government Institutions

Citizens want to be connected with their state and government officials and institutions. The ability to stay connected should be available to everyone, not just individuals without disabilities.

Digital accessibility helps people with disabilities stay involved in their community, whether that is through casting a vote in elections or just having their voices heard in local politics.

Why is being ADA Compliant important in State & Local Government Institutions for those with disabilities?

  • Form fields need to be readable by a screen reader if a town wishes to collect feedback from citizens.
  • If a citizen with low vision wishes to look up their property tax record on their iPad, but the county’s website doesn’t allow pinch-to-zoom, they will not be able to make the text large enough to read.
  • If residents are deaf or hard of hearing and go to a video that is posted on the state senator’s website and there are no captions or transcripts, they will not be able to understand the video.

The Law: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title II
First passed: 1990.
Last refreshed: 2008.
Applies to: State and local government agencies.
Requires: State and local government agencies must provide accommodations for citizens with disabilities.

Want more information on how to be sure your digital assets are compliant?