ITM Appendix C(1)

Question-by-Question Responses to the ITM Accessibility Checklist:

Statistics by Agency Size

Question 1: Can users change sound settings, such as volume?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 12 (14.6%) 44 (53.7%) 26 (31.7%) 82
Cabinet Level Agencies 9 (15%) 29 (48.3%) 22 (36.7%) 60
All Large Agencies 2 (12.5%) 11 (68.8%) 3 (18.8%) 16
All Medium Agencies 1 (16.7%) 4 (66.7%) 1 (16.7%) 6
All Small Agencies 0 0 0 0
All Very Small Agencies 0 0 0 0

Question 2: For all visual information and cues, are there simultaneous corresponding audible information and cues?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 23 (28%) 50 (61%) 9 (11%) 82
Cabinet Level Agencies 15 (25%) 36 (60%) 9 (15%) 60
All Large Agencies 7 (43.8%) 9 (56.3%) 0 (0%) 16
All Medium Agencies 1 (16.7%) 5 (83.3%) 0 (0%) 6
All Small Agencies 0 0 0 0
All Very Small Agencies 0 0 0 0

Question 3: Is there sufficient contrast between foreground and background colors or tones so that a person with low vision can use the technology, or is it possible for the user to select foreground and background colors?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 52 (63.4%) 19 (23.2%) 11 (13.4%) 82
Cabinet Level Agencies 34 (56.7%) 16 (26.7%) 10 (16.7%) 60
All Large Agencies 12 (75%) 3 (18.8%) 1 (6.3%) 16
All Medium Agencies 6 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6
All Small Agencies 0 0 0 0
All Very Small Agencies 0 0 0 0

Question 4: Is all text information displayed large enough that it can be read by someone with low vision, or is it possible for the user to select an enlarged display?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 44 (53.7%) 32 (39%) 6 (7.3%) 82
Cabinet Level Agencies 33 (55%) 22 (36.7%) 5 (8.3%) 60
All Large Agencies 8 (50%) 7 (43.8%) 1 (6.3%) 16
All Medium Agencies 3 (50%) 3 (50%) 0 (0%) 6
All Small Agencies 0 0 0 0
All Very Small Agencies 0 0 0 0

Question 5: Can users select speech input?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 2 (2.4%) 66 (80.5%) 14 (17.1%) 82
Cabinet Level Agencies 2 (3.3%) 46 (76.7%) 12 (20%) 60
All Large Agencies 0 (0%) 16 (100%) 0 (0%) 16
All Medium Agencies 0 (0%) 4 (66.7%) 2 (33.3%) 6
All Small Agencies 0 0 0 0
All Very Small Agencies 0 0 0 0

Question 6: If speech input is used, is an alternative method available for inputting information, such as typing on a keyboard or scanning printed material, so that someone who cannot speak can use the technology?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 9 (11%) 13 (15.9%) 60 (73.2%) 82
Cabinet Level Agencies 8 (13.3%) 8 (13.3%) 44 (73.3%) 60
All Large Agencies 1 (6.3%) 4 (25%) 11 (68.8%) 16
All Medium Agencies 0 (0%) 1 (16.7%) 5 (83.3%) 6
All Small Agencies 0 0 0 0
All Very Small Agencies 0 0 0 0

Question 7: For all sound cues and audible information, such as "beeps," are there simultaneous corresponding visual cues and information?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 40 (48.8%) 15 (18.3%) 27 (32.9%) 82
Cabinet Level Agencies 27 (45%) 12 (20%) 21 (35%) 60
All Large Agencies 12 (75%) 1 (6.3%) 3 (18.8%) 16
All Medium Agencies 1 (16.7%) 2 (33.3%) 3 (50%) 6
All Small Agencies 0 0 0 0
All Very Small Agencies 0 0 0 0

Question 8: Is there a headphone jack to enable the user to use an assistive listening system to access audible information?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 3 (3.7%) 58 (70.7%) 21 (25.6%) 82
Cabinet Level Agencies 3 (5%) 43 (71.7%) 14 (23.3%) 60
All Large Agencies 0 (0%) 12 (75%) 4 (25%) 16
All Medium Agencies 0 (0%) 3 (50%) 3 (50%) 6
All Small Agencies 0 0 0 0
All Very Small Agencies 0 0 0 0

Question 9: Can users simultaneously change the visual display settings and the sound settings?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 3 (3.7%) 56 (68.3%) 23 (28%) 82
Cabinet Level Agencies 3 (5%) 41 (68.3%) 16 (26.7%) 60
All Large Agencies 0 (0%) 9 (56.3%) 7 (43.8%) 16
All Medium Agencies 0 (0%) 6 (100%) 0 (0%) 6
All Small Agencies 0 0 0 0
All Very Small Agencies 0 0 0 0

Question 10: Can the user read displayed output with a tactile display such as Braille?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 7 (8.5%) 70 (85.4%) 5 (6.1%) 82
Cabinet Level Agencies 6 (10%) 49 (81.7%) 5 (8.3%) 60
All Large Agencies 1 (6.3%) 15 (93.8%) 0 (0%) 16
All Medium Agencies 0 (0%) 6 (100%) 0 (0%) 6
All Small Agencies 0 0 0 0
All Very Small Agencies 0 0 0 0

Question 11: Does the technology allow the user to use scanning input?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 1 (1.2%) 67 (81.7%) 14 (17.1%) 82
Cabinet Level Agencies 1 (1.7%) 50 (83.3%) 9 (15%) 60
All Large Agencies 0 (0%) 14 (87.5%) 2 (12.5%) 16
All Medium Agencies 0 (0%) 3 (50%) 3 (50%) 6
All Small Agencies 0 0 0 0
All Very Small Agencies 0 0 0 0

Question 12: Is the technology manufactured such that it allows a person using a wheelchair to approach the technology, including all controls, dispensers, receptacles, and other operable equipment, with either a forward or parallel approach?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 70 (85.4%) 9 (11%) 3 (3.7%) 82
Cabinet Level Agencies 49 (81.7%) 8 (13.3%) 3 (5%) 60
All Large Agencies 16 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 16
All Medium Agencies 5 (83.3%) 1 (16.7%) 0 (0%) 6
All Small Agencies 0 0 0 0
All Very Small Agencies 0 0 0 0

Question 13: Is the technology manufactured so that, if the equipment is properly placed, the highest operable part of controls, dispensers, receptacles, and other operable parts fall within at least one of the following reach ranges?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 67 (81.7%) 10 (12.2%) 5 (6.1%) 82
Cabinet Level Agencies 47 (78.3%) 8 (13.3%) 5 (8.3%) 60
All Large Agencies 15 (93.8%) 1 (6.3%) 0 (0%) 16
All Medium Agencies 5 (83.3%) 1 (16.7%) 0 (0%) 6
All Small Agencies 0 0 0 0
All Very Small Agencies 0 0 0 0

Question 14: If electrical and communication system receptacles are provided, are they mounted no less than 15 inches above the floor?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 25 (30.5%) 8 (9.8%) 49 (59.8%) 82
Cabinet Level Agencies 21 (35%) 7 (11.7%) 32 (53.3%) 60
All Large Agencies 3 (18.8%) 1 (6.3%) 12 (75%) 16
All Medium Agencies 1 (16.7%) 0 (0%) 5 (83.3%) 6
All Small Agencies 0 0 0 0
All Very Small Agencies 0 0 0 0

Question 15: Are all controls and operating mechanisms operable with one hand and operable without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 76 (92.7%) 3 (3.7%) 3 (3.7%) 82
Cabinet Level Agencies 55 (91.7%) 2 (3.3%) 3 (5%) 60
All Large Agencies 15 (93.8%) 1 (6.3%) 0 (0%) 16
All Medium Agencies 6 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 6
All Small Agencies 0 0 0 0
All Very Small Agencies 0 0 0 0

Question 16: Is the force required to operate or activate the controls no greater than 5 lbf?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 62 (75.6%) 12 (14.6%) 8 (9.8%) 82
Cabinet Level Agencies 41 (68.3%) 12 (20%) 7 (11.7%) 60
All Large Agencies 16 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 16
All Medium Agencies 5 (83.3%) 0 (0%) 1 (16.7%) 6
All Small Agencies 0 0 0 0
All Very Small Agencies 0 0 0 0

Question 17: Are instructions and all information for use accessible to and independently usable by persons with disabilities affecting vision?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 15 (18.3%) 60 (73.2%) 7 (8.5%) 82
Cabinet Level Agencies 11 (18.3%) 42 (70%) 7 (11.7%) 60
All Large Agencies 4 (25%) 12 (75%) 0 (0%) 16
All Medium Agencies 0 (0%) 6 (100%) 0 (0%) 6
All Small Agencies 0 0 0 0
All Very Small Agencies 0 0 0 0

Question 18: Is the technology manufactured in such a way that it can be made detectable to blind persons who use canes to detect objects in their path?
Type of Agency Yes No Not Applicable Total
Overall (All Agencies) 48 (58.5%) 20 (24.4%) 14 (17.1%) 82
Cabinet Level Agencies 35 (58.3%) 16 (26.7%) 9 (15%) 60
All Large Agencies 8 (50%) 4 (25%) 4 (25%) 16
All Medium Agencies 5 (83.3%) 0 (0%) 1 (16.7%) 6
All Small Agencies 0 0 0 0
All Very Small Agencies 0 0 0 0


1. This document is available on the Department of Justice's section 508 Web site (www.usdoj.gov/crt/508). People with disabilities may request copies in Braille, large print, or on computer disk by calling 1-800-514-0301 (voice) or 1-800-514-0383 (TTY).


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