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Accessibility Policy

Introduction

The Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance maintains its Website to allow general accessibility using standards set forth by the Office of Information Technology Services (OITS). Pages on this site are reviewed and revised to be accessible to individuals with disabilities in accordance with provisions of Section 508 of the Workforce Investment Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. This includes making its Websites compliant with Conformance Level “Priority 1” of the World Wide Web Consortium accessibility rating.

Use of Graphic Imagery on This Website

Images on the site contain ‘alt tags’ with descriptions of the image that aid users who listen to the content of the site by using a screen reader rather than reading the site.

Format of Documents on This Website

Documents and other special publications that are made available on the OTDA Website are generally available in HTML. In many cases, we publish documents using Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). If as a result of your disability, you are having difficulty accessing any of the information listed on this site, please e-mail the OTDA Public Information Officer at nyspio@otda.ny.gov.

Use of Assistive Technology to View This Website

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate all users who utilize standards compliant Web browsers as well as enabling software or assistive devices. We welcome comments on how to improve the site’s accessibility for users with disabilities.

If you use assistive technology and the format of any material on our Website interferes with your ability to access the information, please use the following point of contact for assistance. To enable us to respond in a manner most helpful to you, please indicate the nature of your accessibility problem, the preferred format in which to receive the material, the Web address of the requested material, and your contact information.

Contact Information Concerning Accessibility and This Website

The primary contact for the OTDA Website can be notified using the following “mail-to” link:

nyspio@otda.ny.gov