Can you identify where I can find the list of federal ADA compliance
requirements for email applications?
Deborah Nanni, Ph.D.
University Information Technology
169 Holland Street
Somerville, MA 02144
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Rich Pickett wrote:
> One of the issues that we face related to any hosted email solution (and
> other applications in general) is ADA compliance. In some conversations
> with Google they indicated that their applications are not compliant and
> they have no future plans to meet federal requirements for their web mail or
> Google Docs. Other vendors may have limited support for accessibility.
> The California State University system is embarking on an Accessible
> Technology Initiative ( http://www.calstate.edu/accessibility/) that
> requires us to implement accessible applications. We're hoping that the
> strength of nearly 500,000 students on our campuses will stimulate
> development of accessible applications.
> Have other campuses addressed these federal requirements when moving their
> email to Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and others? If it isn't accessible it is
> difficult, if not impossible, for us to justify the migration.
> Rich Pickett
> Chief Information Officer
> Senior Director, Information Technology
> San Diego State University
> San Diego CA 92182
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