VPATs and Accessibility Statements
What are VPATs?
A Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT™) is a document that explains how information and communication technology (ICT) products such as software, hardware, electronic content, and support documentation meet and conform to the Revised 508 Standards for IT accessibility. When filled out, VPATs are referred to as an Accessibility Conformance Report—or ACR.
Why are VPATs important?
VPATS help determine how accessible a company’s products are, and to determine whether or not the products contain any deficiencies. An incomplete or inaccurate VPAT can result in non-compliance with accessibility compliance Standards and you may also lose your business due to failure in precisely reflecting how accessible your digital property truly is.
What are Accessibility Statements?
An accessibility statement is a public information page that clearly communicates your website’s accessibility level and the level of web accessibility to which the website aims to meet along with stating the accessibilities policies followed, accessibility goals and past ventures in working with people who have disabilities.
Why are Accessibility Statements important?
Accessibility Statements are important as they:
How do we help with VPATS and Accessibility Statements?
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