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Accessibility Support Services Evaluation Criteria

Below is a table of evaluation criteria to take to vendor presentations and management meetings. Use it to compare vendors as well as in-house services to audit an agency's website for accessibility.

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Evaluation Criteria

Vendor #1

Vendor #2

In House

Name of vendor or internal department

Access2online

Your criteria #1:

Your criteria #2:

Experience

At least 2 years of experience auditing websites to regulations similar to AB - 434 standards?

Yes

Experience auditing the websites of a major government agency for accessibility?

Yes

Number of experienced accessibility analysts?

15

Part of an agency's response committee to a judicial complaint?

Yes

Experienced with WCAG 2.0 and WCAG 2.1?

Yes

Are references available?

Yes

Capabilities

Trusted Testers certified by the Office of Accessible Systems and Technology?

Yes

Web Accessibility Specialist certified by the International Association of Accessibility Professionals?

Yes

Works with web redesign team to make in-process mockups accessible?

Yes

Experienced selecting pages to audit per WCAG-EM methodology?

Yes

Remediates documents such as PDF, MS Word, Powerpoint?

Yes

Remediates audio, video, multimedia, and maps?

Yes

Complies to AB - 434

Yes

Complies to California's Unruh Act

Yes

Complies to Title II of the ADA?

Yes

Complies to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act?

Yes

Structured, objective, written test procedures available to be evaluated by your IT staff?

Yes

Work samples available?

Yes

Capabilities interviews available?

Yes

Automation software empowers human analysts?

Yes

Services integrate with Monsido, Dinolytics, SiteImprove, etc.?

Yes

Audit the private-sector widgets and applications linked or integrated into agency website?

Yes

Support

Besides listing violations, provides remediation suggestions matched to web designers workflow?

Yes

Unlimited debriefings, violation explanations, and remediation guidance?

Yes

Help develop a Remediation Plan with your staff?

Yes

Provides staff training materials to insure continued accessibility?

Yes

On site training?

Yes

Provides an accessibility seal of compliance and a Letter of Reasonable Accessibility?

Yes

Available to support staff's accessibility support requests?

Yes

Real-time accessibility support available for your disabled visitors?

Yes

Cost

CMAS certified vendor?

# 3-19-70-3636A

Certified Small Business?

# 2000352

Published hourly rate?

$49

Their fixed-price proposal price option?

$

Their fixed-price delivery time?

weeks

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Half a dozen Trusted Testers certified by the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Accessible Systems & Technology and Web Accessibility Specialists certified by the International Association of Accessibility Professionals.

Accessibility remediation of PDFs and other documents, including forms.

Achieve a Level AA rating to WCAG 2.1 guidelines to meet Title II and III requirements of the ADA. Comply to Section 508 of the federal Rehabilitation Act.

Make your existing online presence useful to all your visitors.