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TES VPAT

This document is the Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) for the TES - Transfer Evaluation System. For an overview of VPATs, view the Product VPATs page.

Terminology

The terminology used in the second column is predefined and consistent across all tables in the VPAT. This terminology dictates the content of the third column:

Terminology used in "Supporting Features" 

(second column) 

What this terminology means

How to complete "Remarks and Explanations"

(third column)

Supports

Product FULLY meets the letter and intent of the Criteria

List exactly what features of the product do meet the Criteria, and describe how they are used to support the Criteria

 

Supports with Exceptions

 

Product does not ENTIRELY meet the letter and intent of the Criteria, but does provide some level of access

List exactly what features of the product do meet the Criteria, and describe how they are used to support the Criteria

AND        

List exactly what features of the product do not meet the Criteria, and describe how they fail to support the Criteria

Supports through Equivalent Facilitation

Product provides alternative methods to meet the intent of the Criteria

List exactly what other methods exist in the product, and describe how they are used to support the Criteria

Supports when combined with Compatible Assistive Technology

Product fully meets the letter and intent of the Criteria when used in conjunction with Compatible Assistive Technology

List exactly what Comparative Assistive Technology is used with the product, and describe how it supports the Criteria

Does Not Support

Product does not meet the letter or intent of the Criteria

Describe exactly how the product does not support the Criteria

Not Applicable

Criteria do not apply to the product

Describe exactly why the Criteria is not applicable to the product

 

Not Applicable-Fundamental Alteration Exception Supplies

 

Criteria do not apply to the product due to the necessity of a fundamental alteration of the product

Describe exactly why the Criteria is not applicable to the product

AND 

List exactly what fundamental alterations could be made to the product to make it support the Criteria

 

Summary Table

   

Criteria

Supporting Features

Remarks and explanations

Section 1194.21 Software Applications and Operating Systems

 Supports with Exceptions

 See details below.

Section 1194.22 Web-based internet information and applications

 Supports with Exceptions

 See details below.

Section 1194.23 Telecommunications Products

 N/A

 N/A

Section 1194.24 Video and Multi-media Products

 N/A

 N/A

Section 1194.25 Self-Contained, Closed Products

 N/A

 N/A

Section 1194.26 Desktop and Portable Computers

 N/A

 N/A

Section 1194.31 Functional Performance Criteria

 Supports with Exceptions

 See details below.

Section 1194.41 Information, documentation, and support.

 Supports

Information, documentation, and support is offered at no additional charge to end users.

 Detail Tables

Section 1194.21 Software Applications and Operating Systems

   

Criteria

Supporting Features

Remarks and explanations

(a) When software is designed to run on a system that has a keyboard, product functions shall be executable from a keyboard where the function itself or the result of performing a function can be discerned textually.

 Supports

Application supports keyboard execution of product functions. All application functions can be discerned textually.

(b) Applications shall not disrupt or disable activated features of other products that are identified as accessibility features, where those features are developed and documented according to industry standards. Applications also shall not disrupt or disable activated features of any operating system that are identified as accessibility features where the application programming interface for those accessibility features has been documented by the manufacturer of the operating system and is available to the product developer.

 Supports

Application does not disrupt or disable activated features that are identified as accessibility features, nor does it disrupt or disable activated 
features.

(c) A well-defined on-screen indication of the current focus shall be provided that moves among interactive interface elements as the input focus changes. The focus shall be programmatically exposed so that Assistive Technology can track focus and focus changes.

 Supports

Application is web-based and supports native browser on-screen indication of user focus.

(d) Sufficient information about a user interface element including the identity, operation and state of the element shall be available to Assistive Technology. When an image represents a program element, the information conveyed by the image must also be available in text.

 Supports

All user interface elements use descriptive text. For example, all form buttons use text labels describing their function. All images use "ALT" text tags.

(e) When bitmap images are used to identify controls, status indicators, or other programmatic elements, the meaning assigned to those images shall be consistent throughout an application's performance.

 Supports

Images used and their meaning are consistent in their application.

(f) Textual information shall be provided through operating system functions for displaying text. The minimum information that shall be made available is text content, text input caret location, and text attributes.

 Supports

Textual information is provided through the operating system functions for displaying text.

(g) Applications shall not override user selected contrast and color selections and other individual display attributes.

 Supports with Exceptions

Exceptions are some TES pages override the ability to change page background color and font color in order to maintain proper layout and display.

(h) When animation is displayed, the information shall be displayable in at least one non-animated presentation mode at the option of the user.

 Not Applicable


Criterion does not apply to the product.

(i ) Color coding shall not be used as the only means of conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or distinguishing a visual element.

Supports

Descriptive mark-up and text are also used in addition to any color coding.

(j) When a product permits a user to adjust color and contrast settings, a variety of color selections capable of producing a range of contrast levels shall be provided.

 Not Applicable

Criterion does not apply to the product.

(k) Software shall not use flashing or blinking text, objects, or other elements having a flash or blink frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz.

Not Applicable

Criterion does not apply to the product.

(l) When electronic forms are used, the form shall allow people using Assistive Technology to access the information, field elements, and functionality required for completion and submission of the form, including all directions and cues.

 Supports

All information, field elements, and functionality required for completion and submission of the form should be available to users of Assistive Technology.

 

Section 1194.22 Web-based Internet information and applications

   

Criteria

Supporting Features

Remarks and explanations

(a) A text equivalent for every non-text element shall be provided (e.g., via "alt", "longdesc", or in element content).

 Supports

All images employ "ALT" text.

(b) Equivalent alternatives for any multimedia presentation shall be synchronized with the presentation.

Not Applicable

Criterion does not apply to the product.

(c) Web pages shall be designed so that all information conveyed with color is also available without color, for example from context or markup.

 Supports

All information also conveyed from context or mark-up.

(d) Documents shall be organized so they are readable without requiring an associated style sheet.

 Supports

Style sheet not required.

(e) Redundant text links shall be provided for each active region of a server-side image map.

Not Applicable

Criterion does not apply to the product.

(f) Client-side image maps shall be provided instead of server-side image maps except where the regions cannot be defined with an available geometric shape.

Not Applicable

Criterion does not apply to the product.

(g) Row and column headers shall be identified for data tables.

 Supports

Row/Column headers are in use.

(h) Markup shall be used to associate data cells and header cells for data tables that have two or more logical levels of row or column headers.

 Not Applicable

Criterion does not apply to the product.

(i ) Frames shall be titled with text that facilitates frame identification and navigation

 Supports

Frames are titled.

(j) Pages shall be designed to avoid causing the screen to flicker with a frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz.

 Not Applicable

Criterion does not apply to the product.

(k) A text-only page, with equivalent information or functionality, shall be provided to make a web site comply with the provisions of this part, when compliance cannot be accomplished in any other way. The content of the text-only page shall be updated whenever the primary page changes.

 Supports with Exceptions

Most application pages contain an image in the header and footer. These images have corresponding "ALT" tags.

(l) When pages utilize scripting languages to display content, or to create interface elements, the information provided by the script shall be identified with functional text that can be read by Assistive Technology.

 Not Applicable

Criterion does not apply to the product.

(m) When a web page requires that an applet, plug-in or other application be present on the client system to interpret page content, the page must provide a link to a plug-in or applet that complies with Û1194.21(a) through (l).

 Not Applicable

Criterion does not apply to the product.

(n ) When electronic forms are designed to be completed on-line, the form shall allow people using Assistive Technology to access the information, field elements, and functionality required for completion and submission of the form, including all directions and cues.

 Supports

All forms are labeled and are accessible.

(o) A method shall be provided that permits users to skip repetitive navigation links.

 Supports with Exceptions

Sub-menu items can be skipped. Main menu headers cannot be skipped. Full support will be provided by 4/1/2017.

(p) When a timed response is required, the user shall be alerted and given sufficient time to indicate more time is required.

 Not Applicable

Criterion does not apply to the product.


The following 4 sections are not applicable

 

Section 1194.23 Telecommunications Products

Section 1194.24 Video and Multi-media Products

Section 1194.25 Self-Contained, Closed Products

Section 1194.26 Desktop and Portable Computers

 

Section 1194.31 Functional Performance Criteria

   

Criteria

Supporting Features

Remarks and explanations

(a) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user vision shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are blind or visually impaired shall be provided.

Supports with Exceptions

TES is compatible or can be used with Assistive Technologies.

(b) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require visual acuity greater than 20/70 shall be provided in audio and enlarged print output working together or independently, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are visually impaired shall be provided.

 Supports

TES is compatible or can be configured for use with Assistive Technologies.

(c) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user hearing shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are deaf or hard of hearing shall be provided

 Not Applicable

Criterion does not apply to the product.

(d) Where audio information is important for the use of a product, at least one mode of operation and information retrieval shall be provided in an enhanced auditory fashion, or support for assistive hearing devices shall be provided.

 Not Applicable

Criterion does not apply to the product.

(e) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user speech shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people with disabilities shall be provided.

 Not Applicable

Criterion does not apply to the product.

(f) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require fine motor control or simultaneous actions and that is operable with limited reach and strength shall be provided.

 Supports

TES is compatible or can be configured for use with Assistive Technologies.

 

Section 1194.41 Information, documentation, and support

   

Criteria

Supporting Features

Remarks and explanations

(a) Product support documentation provided to end-users shall be made available in alternate formats upon request, at no additional charge.

 Supports

Available on request and at no charge.

(b) End-users shall have access to a description of the accessibility and compatibility features of products in alternate formats or alternate methods upon request, at no additional charge.

 Supports

Available on request and at no charge.

(c) Support services for products shall accommodate the communication needs of end-users with disabilities.

 Supports

Available on request and at no charge.

 

Last Updated 02/02/2017

 

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