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State and Federal E-Government in the United States, 2002 - In this study, Connecticut was ranked 4th overall in the country, and first in the areas of security policy and privacy policies on state web sites, and first in the area of web sites accessible to people with disabilities.

May 9, 2002 - DOIT Notice to IT Consultants about Web Accessibility Training requirement

Committee Chair's report from CSUN 2002

JAWS for Windows Navigation Keys

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Web Site Accessibility In the News

Government Technology Magazine, December 2002

Government Computer News

Access Board says Section 508 still rules A judge’s ruling on commercial Web sites has no impact on government sites, which are still required to be accessible to the disabled, according to the federal Access Board.

Smooth the bumpy road to 508 compliance Tools with wizards, customizable rules and details for fixes can help you retrofit Web sites for accessibility

Keys to Access: Making Web pages accessible could be easier and cheaper than you think Government Computer News, April 15, 2002. A key phrase in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 orders employers to “make reasonable accommodations” for disabled employees and others. The directive’s purpose is clear but the words are vague enough to allow organizations to view making some accommodations as unreasonable. What makes an accommodation unreasonable? The shortest answer is cost.

State making its Web sites ADA compliant Hartford Business Journal, January 21, 2002 (republished here with permission).

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