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It attained level WAI 'AAA' and was evaluated using Bobby and by subsequent manual checking.

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All pages in the site are Accessible, and many downloadable documents have been provided in PDF format where possible. New PDFs are created using the best advice on Accessible PDFs from Adobe, and we are gradually converting older PDFs to Accessible versions.

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Division of Human Rights’ documents are available in alternative format upon request.  Complaint forms in Braille are also available upon request.

If you have any problems accessing the documents published on this website or any other questions regarding accessibility, or need for reasonable accommodation please contact the NYS Division of Human Rights ADA Coordinator:

John Herrion
Director, Disability Rights
NYS Division of Human Rights
One Fordham Plaza, Fourth Floor
Bronx, NY 10458
Voice: 718-741-8332
TTY: 718-741-8300
e-mail: [email protected]
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