Illinois Information Technology Accessibility Act (IITAA)

The Illinois Information Technology Accessibility Act (IITAA) requires Illinois agencies and universities to ensure that their web sites, information systems, and information technologies are accessible to people with disabilities. While the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act already require the State to ensure accessibility, the IITAA establishes specific standards and encourages the State to address accessibility proactively.

IITAA Standards

Illinois' Accessibility Standards match the United States' Federal Section 508 Standards and the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA. Of course, the IITAA Standards Workgroup encourages compliance with WCAG 2.1 and newer guidelines whenever possible.

Standards

Resources

More Information

If you have questions or comments about the IITAA or information technology accessibility in general, please email DHS.Accessibility@Illinois.gov