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Information Technology Access Missouri Efforts. Dr. Diane Cordry Golden Missouri Assistive Technology dcgolden@swbell.net. IT Access History in Missouri. 1993 – Assistive Technology Council established 1995 – Office of Information Technology established - Windows ’95 & Missouri action

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Information technology access missouri efforts
Information Technology AccessMissouri Efforts

Dr. Diane Cordry Golden

Missouri Assistive Technology

dcgolden@swbell.net


It access history in missouri
IT Access History in Missouri

1993 – Assistive Technology Council established

1995 – Office of Information Technology established

- Windows ’95 & Missouri action

1998 – Section 508 amended

1999 - Missouri IT access legislation passed


Rsmo 191 850 covered entities

RSMo. 191.850Covered Entities

State department or agency –

each department, office, board, bureau, commission, or other unit of the executive, legislative or judicial branch of state government, including public four-year and two-year colleges and universities.


Rsmo 191 863 it access required

RSMo. 191.863IT Access Required

When developing, procuring, maintaining or using information technology, or when administering contracts or grants that include the procurement, development, or upgrading of information technology, each state department or agency shall ensure, unless an undue burden would be imposed on the department or agency, that the information technology allows employees, program participants and members of the general public access to and use of information and data that is comparable to the access by individuals without disabilities.


Rsmo 191 863 standards adoption

RSMo 191.863 Standards Adoption

To assure accessibility, the assistive technology council and the office of information technology shall adopt accessibility standards to be used by each state department or agency in the procurement of information technology, and in the development and implementation of custom designed information technology systems, web sites and other emerging information technology systems.


Rsmo 191 863 complaint procedures

RSMo. 191.863Complaint Procedures

To assure accessibility, the assistive technology council and the office of information technology shall establish complaint procedures to be used by an individual with a disability who alleges that a state department or agency fails to comply with the provisions of this section.


It access history in missouri post state law
IT Access History in Missouri(post state law)

  • 2000 – Priority on web and automated voice

    • Interim adoption of W3C guidelines for web

    • Audits of webs and 800 numbers

    • Web developer training and revisions to voice systems

  • 2001 – Access Board 508 standards finalized

  • 2002 – Adoption of state rules/policies


  • Standards adoption
    Standards Adoption

    Used 508 technical standards as base

    • Software, web, telecomm, video & multimedia

    • Adapted standards for captioning and audio description

    • No self-contained or functional standards

      Contract language (vendor disclosure concept)

    • application development RFP’s (services)

    • commercial product purchase (unresolved issues)

      Complaint procedures

      www.dolir.state.mo.us/matp/DraftItAccessStandardsDoc.htm


    Unresolved procurement issues
    Unresolved Procurement Issues

    Application standard

    • “lowest and best” (MO state purchasing law) and only mandatory or discretionary standards

    • “compliance with access standards to the degree commercially available”

  • Conformance verification

    • Contract language (accepting non-conformance?)

    • Technical/consumer use data review (resources?)

    • Direct technical/consumer use assessment (resources?)


  • Conformance verification
    Conformance Verification

    Contract language – options considered

    • All liability for conformance and fix to vendor

    • Vendor provides product data or service assurance; if accepted, liability for conformance and fix remains with state

    • Vendor disclosure of product non-conformance; vendor liable for conformance and fix of those not disclosed

  • Technical Review/Assessment

    • Procurement staff, testing lab, consumers, or combination

    • Data review, direct product testing, or combination

    • All require level of technical expertise not readily available . . .


  • Resource information
    Resource Information

    Missouri Proposed IT Access Standards:

    www.dolir.state.mo.us/matp/DraftItAccessStandardsDoc.htm

    Missouri IT Access Statute:

    www.dolir.state.mo.us/matp/matc_eainit.htm