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Open Electronic Information Technology An eIT… Maximizing Accessibility for All Disjointed Incrementalism - Florida\'s Journey to Plan and Implement Fully Accessible Information Technology (IT) for all People with Disabilities Section 508 Coordinator Training - November 19-21, 2003 - Gettysburg, PA Lloyd J. Tribley, MS - Program Director The Governor\'s Working Group on the American\'s with Disabilities Act Real Choice Partnership State of Florida Department of Management Services

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actualizing completely available IT benefits the presentation The issue What\'s everything about? Florida\'s Situation Our weapons What we are doing The future Tools we use for S 508 testing Selected assets

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executing completely available IT benefits the issue ! Numerous IT frameworks and administrations in Florida are not available for minimized populaces, for example, people with incapacities. These people get to be bolted out. New and rising advances have raised new obstructions to availability Civil rights prerequisites for access, reasonableness & "effective communication" can be overlooked leaving these people not served Remember - IT changes; social equality don\'t!

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actualizing completely open IT administrations what\'s everything about? expand openness to Florida\'s IT system(s) to improve the personal satisfaction of our clients guests/clients are clients attempting to get through systemic boundaries to get to administrations at the elected, state, and neighborhood levels successful IT administrations in Florida ought to cooperatively fortify a solid group that is comprehensive of people with inabilities and all natives

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executing completely available IT administrations Florida\'s circumstance An eIT prerequisites are right now not in Florida Statute the ADA Working Group has been the main state element proactively moving this issue subsequent to 1996 resistance - at all layers of state government numerous IT organizations serving state government "don\'t get it" Florida\'s incapacity group has been moderate to comprehend its significance there is restricted authority some handicap associations are real guilty parties

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actualizing completely available IT administrations Florida\'s circumstance Florida is privatizing its undertaking Information Technology Called the MyFlorida Alliance Public and private suppliers of IT For state and nearby governments 2 Primes: Accenture and BearingPoint 30+ innovation suppliers Shared venture, shared reserve funds State Technology Office is in charge of arranging and conveyance Florida is going into huge endeavor e-trade contracts with national IT sellers and not requiring An eIT Now backpedaling and starting to "retrofit" S 508 into these applications

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executing completely open IT administrations Florida\'s circumstance: E-Governance Model Outcome? it\'s too soon…

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actualizing completely available IT benefits our weapons? The Law - The Americans with Disabilities Act - 1990 Rehabilitation Act - Sec. 504 & 508 Telecommunications Act of 1996 Assistive Technology Act of 1998

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executing completely available IT benefits our weapons? Florida Governor Jeb Bush Supporting the Governor\'s Vision of a completely available government for all nationals In 2002 Governor Bush freely reported that: All state organizations would consent to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act covering Accessible Electronic Information Technology (An eIT) All state Web destinations would be raised to Section 508 consistence An eIT necessities will be incorporated with future state data innovation obtainment

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actualizing completely open IT benefits our weapons? ADA Working Group Executive Order Mandates that the ADAWG move in the direction of meeting the Governor\'s vision of a completely available government for all residents Mandates frameworks change attached to - Our Real Choice Partnership The Olmstead Decision The New Freedom Initiative Supports Bobby Silverstein\'s "Rising Disability Policy Framework for Systems Change"

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actualizing completely open IT administrations this is what we are doing… Clearinghouse on Disability Information Provides a claim to fame broadcast communications based "single-purpose of-passage" I&R for the inability group Supporting TTY framework gives open handshake to old and new gadgets abilityforum.com Will bolster (right now being worked on) the Clearinghouse, Real Choice Partnership, and ADA Working Group as a "solitary purpose of-section" Web website for incapacity data for the nationals of Florida It is being intended to conform to the W3C WCAG-AA availability standard. It will be the main state Web website meeting this stricter standard.

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actualizing completely open IT administrations this is what we are doing… Created an Accessibility and Usability Testing Lab inside the ADA Working Group. This is the main openness testing environment like it in Florida government Lab gives cross stage availability testing and assistive innovation programming Can test Section 508, and W3C WCAG guidelines Conduct continuous specialized openness testing Developed a Collaboration with the FL State Technology Office to address open electronic data innovation (An eIT) issues The ADA Working Group Board has made An eIT work gathering to bolster these issues

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executing completely available IT administrations this is what we are doing… Work with state offices to create data innovation obtainment dialect utilized as a part of the contracting procedure Created the main cross-handicap openness/ease of use testing work bunch in Florida. Conducts "hands-on" specialized openness examination. Handle openness objections from national and government workers. Work to encourage problem(s) with association, IT seller, and individual. Obtained "best practices" availability testing programming. Incorporates server programming which mechanizes testing of any Web webpage.

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actualizing completely available IT administrations this is what we are doing… Participate in the Health and Human Services Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services national An eIT issues work bunch. One of just a modest bunch of states tending to An eIT from an Olmstead - frameworks change structure. Give counseling and preparing on An eIT lawful issues and available Web improvement. Give An eIT innovation preparing to state government and other invested individuals Make desktop testing/repair device accessible to state offices

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executing completely available IT administrations this is what we are doing… Provide "gauges" specialized help to the State Technology Office Present at gatherings and workshops Access to a worldwide system of An eIT specialists Awarded 2003 "Enlivened Leadership Award for an Organization" by the Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST) for our work in the An eIT field " In acknowledgment of your "frameworks change initiative" on incapacity issues, which has expanded options for purchasers with handicaps guaranteeing access to data, assets, administrations, and full cooperation in the group in the field of assistive administrations and innovation."

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actualizing completely open IT benefits the future… Work to "regulate" An eIT into the "framework" Continue to "good example" best works on Bring premiums together to discourse issues and create joint efforts Support the advancement of An eIT enactment Continue to create and give An eIT lawful and specialized backing to the State Technology Office and state offices Facilitate a far reaching systemic way to deal with obtainment Educate and develop authority in the inability group

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actualizing completely open IT administrations instruments we use for testing S 508 Web… Section 508 & W3C/WCAG Compliance HiSoftware (see h ttp://www.hisoftware.com/press/flada.html ) AccVerify/AccRepair AccMonitor Server (STO arrangement) Hi-Caption AccVerify Publisher for Microsoft Office SSB Technologies (see http://www.ssbtechnologies.com/index.php ) InFocus UsableNet (see http://www.usablenet.com/) Lift Online/Macromedia Dreamweaver Pro augmentation Assistive Technology JAWS, Window-Eyes, HAL, OutSpoken, Inspiration, and others as recognized by Interagency Testing Group Platforms Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh OS 9, 10 Browsers Lynx, different forms of Internet Explorer, Netscape for Win/Mac, Safari, Opera, Amaya, Go-America XML smaller scale program

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executing completely available IT administrations chose assets… U.S. Bureau of Justice - http://www.ada.gov/World Wide Web Consortium - http://www.w3c.org/Section 508 Gov - http://www.section508.gov/Web AIM - http://www.webaim.org/Department of Justice: Accessibility of State and Local Government Websites to People with Disabilities - http://www.ada.gov/websites2.htm

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executing completely open IT administrations chose assets… National Center for Accessible Media - http://ncam.wgbh.org/Trace Research and Development Center, U. of Wisconsin - http://www.tracecenter.org/U.S. Access Board - http://www.access-board.gov/International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet - http://www.icdri.org/Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology - http://www.faast.org/

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ADA Working Group any inquiries? Julie M. Shaw Executive ADA Administrator, ADA Working Group TTY/Toll Free: 877-232-4968 Voice: 850-922-4103 Fax: 850-414-8908 julie.shaw@myflorida.com Lloyd J. Tribley, MS Program Director, Real Choice Partnership Project TTY/Toll Free: 877-232-4968 Voice: 850-922-4103 Fax: 850-414-8908 lloyd.tribley@myflorida.com

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