At its core, information technology (IT) accessibility involves making information accessible to the widest range of people possible. This is accomplished by removing barriers to access.
The purpose of this Accessibility Toolkit is to provide an online resource and common methodology to remove barriers and achieve IT accessibility in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Though Executive Branch agencies and institutions of higher education must meet
requirements contained in the Code of Virginia, achieving broad accessibility is a common goal across the state.
These resources are designed for anyone interested in pursuing equal access to information technology. To request additional assistance or to suggest further resources, contact
As a reminder to agencies needing assistance in meeting the Standards, the Department of Rehabilitative Services and VITA have provided multiple and ongoing resources to assist Webmasters, including a seat license at no cost for compliance software and a comprehensive website which offers extensive assistance,
IT Accessibility Standard, Web Site Standard, and Web Site Guideline