Designing Accessible Government Websites

October 1, 2018

In a recent survey of 400 state government websites, ITIF found that 41 percent failed the accessibility test, meaning that these sites had a substantial number of known problems that might prevent someone with a disability from using the site. When government agencies fail to make their websites accessible, people with disabilities are unable to get access to important government services and information. As Daniel Castro writes for Government Technology, states should ensure e-government services are available to all by making their websites more accessible for people with disabilities. By embracing accessible design for websites, states can be more inclusive and ensure that e-government services are available to all.