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TITLE 1ADMINISTRATION
PART 10DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES
CHAPTER 213ELECTRONIC AND INFORMATION RESOURCES
SUBCHAPTER CACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS FOR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION
RULE §213.35Functional Performance Criteria

Effective September 1, 2006, unless an exception is approved by the president or chancellor of an institution of higher education or an exemption has been made for specific technologies pursuant to §213.37 of this chapter, all EIR developed, procured or changed by an institution of higher education shall comply with the standards described in this subchapter. Each institution of higher education shall include in its accessibility policy the following standards/specifications:

  (1) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user vision shall be provided, or support for assistive technology used by people who are blind or visually impaired shall be provided.

  (2) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require visual acuity greater than 20/70 shall be provided in audio and enlarged print output working together or independently, or support for assistive technology used by people who are visually impaired shall be provided.

  (3) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user hearing shall be provided, or support for assistive technology used by people who are deaf or hard of hearing shall be provided.

  (4) Where audio information is important for the use of a product, at least one mode of operation and information retrieval shall be provided in an enhanced auditory fashion, or support for assistive hearing devices shall be provided.

  (5) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user speech shall be provided, or support for assistive technology used by people with disabilities shall be provided.

  (6) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require fine motor control or simultaneous actions and that is operable with limited reach and strength shall be provided.


Source Note: The provisions of this §213.35 adopted to be effective April 27, 2006, 31 TexReg 3379; amended to be effective September 16, 2008, 33 TexReg 7744; amended to be effective September 18, 2014, 39 TexReg 7565

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