accessibility standards


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ac·ces·si·bil·i·ty stan·dards

(ak'ses-ĭ-bil'ĭ-tē stan'dărdz)
The U.S. Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of a disability and requires places of public accommodation and commercial facilities to meet federally mandated requirements of accessibility.
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The cleanup comes after a Department of Justice ruling in January that public online content should meet higher accessibility standards as outlined in Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as a condition of remaining publicly available.
The World Wide Web Consortium, or W3C, has developed a series of Web Content Accessibility Standards, currently in its second version (WCAG 2.0).
The building was offi-cially opened in 1982 and, despite winning several architectural awards over the years, it hasn't met modern accessibility standards and has proved costly to repair.
The building officially opened in 1982 and despite winning several architectural awards it hasn't met modern accessibility standards and has been costly to repair.
The Commission plans to present, in September 2012, a draft directive aiming to improve access to the physical environment, transport and information services through binding measures, among others to promote the establishment and harmonisation of accessibility standards.
Access Board accessibility standards unless a FAR exception applies.
On July 26, 2010, the Justice Department issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM), seeking input from the public by January 24, 2011 about the accessibility standards it expects to develop.
Araft of new accessibility standards is just around the corner for Ontario's private sector businesses, not-for-profit organizations and any other service provider with at least one employee.
ACCESSIBILITY standards continues to be a critical and challenging topic for the multifamily housing industry.
George addition and meets wheelchair accessibility standards.
Irene Hand, ICT manager for CV One Ltd, said: "The brief was to build a website that conforms to W3C - World Wide Web Consortium - usability and accessibility standards, providing easy navigation with a logical structure and layout for the wealth of information contained in it." The site, www.relocate-to-coventry.com provides valuable up-to-date information on Coventry.
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