Accessibility Best Practices Portal
The Social Security Administration (SSA) Accessibility Best Practices Portal, in service since January 2007, equips and enables application development teams to access the latest guidance on applying accessibility standards to development efforts.
The portal is based on the concept of accessibility best practices, which are standardized interpretations of accessibility regulations with recommended enterprise approaches to implementation. The best practices demystify the complex world of accessibility regulations by providing proven solutions, methods, and testing approaches that span the entire development life cycle, assuring consistent accessible outcomes.
The Accessibility Best Practices Portal provides the following advantages:
The Accessibility Best Practices Portal has been a critical turning point in moving from accessibility testing-centric approaches, to delivering cost effective outcomes that consider the needs of people with disabilities throughout all development life cycle stages. The results achieved constitute a major breakthrough in stimulating the development of accessible IT services at SSA.
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