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Find Terms by Theme: Accessibility

Access

Definition:

The ability to use, modify, or affect an IT system or to gain entry to a physical area or location.

Assistive Technology Services

Definition:
Assistive Technology Services is composed of hardware and software that help people who are physically or visually impaired, as well as ensuring electronic and information technology is accessible to people with disabilities, including employees and members of the public (i.e. 508 Compliant). This includes developing standards for all electronic and information technology.
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Equivalent Access

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Providing users with disabilities with content and interaction that is similar or identical to that provided to users without disabilities, in a form that produces a similar user experience.  Users should be provided direct access to the same content unless providing direct access to that content is not possible due to technical or legal limitations.

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Undue Burden

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Undue burden means significant and unreasonable difficulty or expense. In determining whether an action would result in an undue burden, an agency shall consider all agency resources available to the program or component for which the covered technology is being developed, procured, maintained, or used.

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