Cloud Computing

ICT Accessibility Requirements Statement per the Revised Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act

Electronic Content

Technical Criteria:

E205.1 General -

Electronic content shall comply with E205.

E205.2 Public Facing -

Electronic content that is public facing shall conform to the accessibility requirements specified in E205.4.

602 Support Documentation

603 Support Services

302 Functional Performance Criteria

Software

Exceptions:

E207.1 General -

Software that is assistive technology and that supports the accessibility services of the platform shall not be required to conform to the requirements in Chapter 5.

E207.2 WCAG Conformance -

  • Software that is assistive technology and that supports the accessibility services of the platform shall not be required to conform to E207.2.
  • Non-web software shall not be required to conform to the following four Success Criteria in WCAG 2.0: 2.4.1 Bypass Blocks; 2.4.5 Multiple Ways; 3.2.3 Consistent Navigation; and 3.2.4 Consistent Identification.
  • Non-Web software shall not be required to conform to Conformance Requirement 3 Complete Processes in WCAG 2.0.

Functional Performance Criteria:

301.1 Scope - The requirements of Chapter 3 shall apply to ICT where required by 508 Chapter 2 (Scoping Requirements), 255 Chapter 2 (Scoping Requirements), and where otherwise referenced in any other chapter of the Revised 508 Standards or Revised 255 Guidelines.

302.1 Without Vision - Where a visual mode of operation is provided, ICT shall provide at least one mode of operation that does not require user vision.

302.2 With Limited Vision - Where a visual mode of operation is provided, ICT shall provide at least one mode of operation that enables users to make use of limited vision.

302.3 Without Perception of Color - Where a visual mode of operation is provided, ICT shall provide at least one visual mode of operation that does not require user perception of color.

302.4 Without Hearing - Where an audible mode of operation is provided, ICT shall provide at least one mode of operation that does not require user hearing.

302.5 With Limited Hearing - Where an audible mode of operation is provided, ICT shall provide at least one mode of operation that enables users to make use of limited hearing.

302.6 Without Speech - Where speech is used for input, control, or operation, ICT shall provide at least one mode of operation that does not require user speech.

302.7 With Limited Manipulation - Where a manual mode of operation is provided, ICT shall provide at least one mode of operation that does not require fine motor control or simultaneous manual operations.

302.8 With Limited Reach and Strength - Where a manual mode of operation is provided, ICT shall provide at least one mode of operation that is operable with limited reach and limited strength.

302.9 With Limited Language, Cognitive, and Learning Abilities - ICT shall provide features making its use by individuals with limited cognitive, language, and learning abilities simpler and easier.

Instructions

The Accessibility Requirements Report should be incorporated into the solicitation requirements document (SOO, SOW, PWS, etc.). Please go to the Revised 508 Standards Toolkit (https://section508.gov/manage/program-roadmap) for further information on the procurement process.