Give me a VPAT with that BLT

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Give me a VPAT with that BLT

March 22, 2021 | Written by: Mary Jo Mueller

Categorized: Compliance

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Hands up if you know what a VPAT is. Although the concept of accessibility is pretty familiar these days, some of its acronyms are not.

Even if you can tell me that VPAT® stands for Voluntary Product Accessibility Template®, chances are you could use some help writing or interpreting one. At least, that’s the conclusion reached by US federal agencies, who asked the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) for new training videos on these important templates, which are used to report a product’s accessibility. The agencies were finding widespread inconsistencies in how accessibility was being reported and understood.

Even if you can tell me that VPAT® stands for Voluntary Product Accessibility Template®, chances are you could use some help writing or interpreting one. At least, that’s the conclusion reached by US federal agencies, who asked the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) for new training videos on these [...]

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