Information Technology accessibility ensures that people with and without disabilities can access the same information, perform the same tasks, and receive the same services using information technology. It is the digital equivalent to accessibility in the physical environment. While IT accessibility can provide usability benefits to everyone who uses IT, accessibility is vital to many people with disabilities.
The Department of Technology Services works to ensure that all of its information systems and websites to all of its customers, including people with disabilities. R895-14, Access to Information Technology for Users with Disabilities, encapsulates by rule the intent of the State of Utah that information technology be accessible to all users to the extent possible. With that in mind, DTS provides developer training to employees who are involved in the development of online services and websites.