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On April 24, 2024, the Federal Register published the Department of Justice’s final rule updating Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

This rule requires state and local government websites and mobile apps to meet accessibility standards, ensuring equal access to government services for people with disabilities. Public entities with populations over 50,000 have two years to comply with WCAG 2.1 Level AA success criteria, while those with fewer than 50,000 have three years.
Compliance Deadline
State and Local Governments
April 24, 2026
Entities with < 50,000 population
April 26, 2027
Special district governments
April 26, 2027

What is WCAG 2.1 AA??

WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) are technical standards for web accessibility. WCAG 2.1, published in 2018, builds on WCAG 2.0, adding 12 additional success criteria for Level AA conformance, which includes 50 criteria to ensure a high level of accessibility.
WCAG 2.1

Who Needs to Comply?

Public Entities

  • State and Local Government Offices: Social services, state health insurance websites, employment services.
  • Educational Institutions: Public schools, community colleges, public universities.
  • Law Enforcement: Local police departments, state highway patrol websites.
  • Emergency Services: Fire departments, EMS.
  • Judicial Systems: Municipal courts, state supreme courts.
  • Elections Offices: County elections, state boards of elections.
  • Healthcare Facilities: Public hospitals, clinics.
  • Parks and Recreation: City and state park websites.
  • Public Libraries: City and county library systems.
  • Public Transit Agencies: City bus services, regional transit authorities.

Private Contractors

  • Transportation: Private companies operating public bus services.
  • Retail Services: Stores selling state lottery tickets.
  • Educational Services: Private providers offering virtual classes for public schools.
  • Social Services: Non-profits managing city programs.
  • Healthcare Services: Private hospitals operating county facilities.

Partner with AgreeYa for ADA Compliance

AgreeYa Solutions is a trusted partner for state and local government agencies, advocating for equal digital accessibility. Our products, websites, mobile applications, and technology solutions are designed with accessibility in mind.

Our Approach to Web Accessibility

  • Accountability: We prioritize inclusive design and accessibility.
  • Inclusivity: Empowering everyone with accessible products and services.
  • Transparency: Open about our accessibility plans.
  • Display and Vision:High-contrast, screen readers, and dictation features.
  • Motor and Dexterity:Touch and voice settings for motor disabilities.

Accessibility Features of our Solutions

  • Screen reader support
  • Braille display support
  • Screen magnifier support
  • Alt text on images
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • All our products, websites, mobile apps and other technology solutions are accessible to users with:
    • Cognitive disorders
    • Intellectual disabilities
    • Deafness
    • Hearing loss
    • Blindness
    • Low vision
    • Epilepsy

Ready to Make Your Website ADA and WCAG 2.1 AA Compliant?

Understanding and achieving ADA and WCAG 2.1 AA compliance can be complex. Our experts offer Web Accessibility Audits, Website/App Modernization, Repair & Remediation, and Monitoring services. We work with platforms like Magento, WordPress, SharePoint, and other platforms to ensure compliance.