Web Browser Update
On December 1, 2021, New York State will upgrade security protections to our websites and applications. Access to government websites and applications will now require the use of up-to-date and secure web browsers. If you are using an older web browser, you will need to upgrade to a current web browser prior to December 1. To verify that your browser meets the new requirements, visit https://encryption.ny.gov.
The following popular web browsers are among many capable of supporting up-to-date security protocols:
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
- Google Chrome version 30 and above
- Opera 17 and above
- Microsoft Edge version 12 and above
- Mozilla Firefox 27 and above
- Apple Safari 7 and above
Website Accessibility Policy
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 (ITS). 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 email@example.com.
Accessing Content on This Website
The OTDA website is large and contains documents stored in multiple formats, including PDFs and Microsoft Office documents for download.
Depending on your browser settings, PDFs will either download onto your computer or display in the browser window.
If you use assistive technologies to read PDFs, the preferred method is to download the PDF and view it directly with your preferred assistive software.
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 at: firstname.lastname@example.org