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Re: ICT accessibility on the municipal level

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 5 Dec 2010 17:57:19 -0600
Message-ID: <AANLkTimD1xUMr+BoY1jQgYHS0uxgcPf75GwBjWYynSwv@mail.gmail.com>
To: catherine <ecrire@catherine-roy.net>
Cc: W3C WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
You may want to join the National Association of Government Webmasters
(NAGW) and ask their listserv:

http://www.nagw.org/

You may also want to talk to the accessibility people at MSF&W, they have
done work with state and local governments:

http://www.msfw.com/accessibility/

Jon


On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 5:35 PM, catherine <ecrire@catherine-roy.net> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I am researching accessibility on a municipal level and I would like to
> hear about accessibility initiatives regarding cities and municipal or
> regional government. We hear a lot about accessibility concerning larger
> scale administrations (federal, state or provincial depending on your zip
> code) but not a lot about what is happening locally. Aside from the
> standard accessibility statement, can anyone offer examples of cities that
> have, for example, included accessibility of ICTS or online information
> and services in their charters? Or cities that have adopted and enacted
> policies that benefit people with disabilities in that regard?
>
> Searching the Web, I came across this European initiative that awards
> cities that have championed accessibility for people with disabilities in
> the urban environment and one of their criteria was ICTs.
>
> http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=882&langId=en
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>
> Thanks in advance,
>
>
> Catherine
> --
> Catherine Roy
> http://www.catherine-roy.net
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