The City of Beaverton Web portal meets federal government standards for making Web content and applications usable for persons with disabilities and fulfills the mandate of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998.
The standards are found on the Section 508 Web site.
The City of Beaverton has developed Accessibility standards for the Web portal. Following are the key requirements of the City of Beaverton portal accessibility initiative:
Assistance Tools for the Blind or Visually Impaired
Adobe, creator of Acrobat and Acrobat Reader, has developed tools to assist blind and visually-impaired users to “read” PDF files. The Adobe Accessibility area on Adobe’s Web site has additional information.
Some applications and information posted on the City of Beaverton portal require the download and install of additional software, plug-ins and players as part of a Web browser. These applications are available for free download. Examples include:
Additional Accessibility Resources
For further information and to learn more about the regulations governing the accessibility of Federal electronic information products, visit these ADA- and Section 508-related resources:
If you have difficulty accessing any material on this site because of a disability, please contact us in writing, via telephone or email and we will work with you to make the information available.