Accessibility Policy

CTG is committed to providing an online environment that is accessible by a wide and diverse audience

WCAG 2.0 AA Standards

The  content on this site was developed to meet accessibility guidlines outlined by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), a series of web accessibility guidelines published by the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the main international standards organization for the Internet.

Federal Laws

Americans with Disabilities Act "prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, State and local government services, public accommodations, commercial facilities, and transportation."

Rehabilitation Act of 1973 "prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs run by federal agencies; programs that receive federal financial assistance; in federal employment; and in the employment practices of federal contractors."

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires "Federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology (EIT) accessible to people with disabilities."

State Laws

NY's Accessibility of Web-Based Information and Applications policy "establishes minimum accessibility requirements for web-based information and applications developed, procured, maintained, or used by state entities."

University Guidelines

For addtional information can be found on the Web Accessibility pages of the University at Albany website.