DTES is committed to:
- Maintaining an accessible website
- Ensuring that this website achieves “Level AA” conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, to comply with the National Disability Authority’s Code of Practice on Accessibility of Public Services and Information Provided by Public Bodies
- Ensuring that all new information on the website will achieve “Level AA” conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1
- Including accessibility when we procure 3rd-party systems or upgrades to existing systems
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. DTES is striving to conform with WCAG 2.1 to Level AA by performing periodic reviews to ensure the website remains compliant.
We are in the process of improving the following elements on the website. The table below identifies the current areas of non-compliances to be fixed by Q3/Q4 2023.
WCAG Level AA Conformance: 86.8%
WCAG Level AAA Conformance: 85.6%
WCAG Accessibility Best Practices: 90.4%