Summary of Evaluation Criteria
Table 1. Sufficiency ratings and corresponding descriptions.
|Fully Sufficient||Contains all relevant ICT accessibility requirements.|
|Mostly Sufficient||Contains most ICT accessibility requirements; missing minor, non-critical accessibility elements.|
|Somewhat Sufficient||Generally has some ICT accessibility language; missing a few critical elements or several non-critical ICT accessibility elements.|
|Inadequate, Contains Some ICT Accessibility Language||Has limited ICT accessibility language; missing several vital ICT accessibility elements/requirements.|
|Essential Accessibility Information Missing||Fully insufficient, missing most/all ICT accessibility language; missing most/all critical ICT accessibility-related requirements or language.|
Table 2. Relevance ratings and corresponding descriptions.
|Highly Relevant||Policy is fully related to ICT accessibility considerations or is an ICT accessibility policy in and of itself.|
|Relevant||ICT accessibility is integral to the execution or definition of this policy; policy should include multiple ICT accessibility requirements/considerations.|
|Somewhat Relevant||ICT accessibility is somewhat important to the execution or definition of this policy; policy should include several ICT accessibility requirements.|
|Not Very Relevant||ICT accessibility is tangentially related to this policy; policy requires a few ICT accessibility requirements.|
|Not Relevant||Policy is not related to ICT accessibility; no ICT accessibility requirements should or need to be included in the policy.|
Table 3. Level of Detail ratings and corresponding descriptions.
|Organizational Purpose/Governing Guidelines||Policy is an overarching governance document for the agency that mostly specifies the need for creation of additional policies, rules and/or directives (Strategic Level Document).|
|Office Rules, Policy, and Directive||Primary documents that define goals and high level ways of working (Operational Level Document).|
|Operational Guidance/SOPs||Tactical level documents that generally provide specific instructions to execute tasks (Tactical Level Document).|
Table 4. ICT Policy Need ratings and corresponding descriptions.
|Critical||Significant gap that should be addressed directly; could result in very significant issues for the organization; requires immediate attention.|
|Very High||Significant gap that should be addressed soon; could result in significant issues for the organization; requires relatively immediate attention.|
|High||Gap that should be addressed soon; could result in issues for the organization; requires attention within approximately 6 months.|
|Moderate||Gap that should be addressed; could result in issues for the organization; requires regular monitoring or should ideally be addressed within the next fiscal year.|
|Low||Low priority gap that could be addressed; likely will not impact the agency significantly if not addressed; yearly monitoring suggested.|
|Very Low||Low priority gap or no gap exists; no impact to the agency is likely; suggested monitoring on an as needed basis.|