Top 3 problems for the PolicyMap Platform

This high-level assessment covers limited portions and functionality of the PolicyMap Platform. The assessment revealed issues with assistive technology compatibility, resulting in some users missing information required to understand content, states and operate functions.

  1. Non-Text ContrastMany of the icons and form fields on both initial state and focus state lack at least 3:1 contrast ratio causing issues for users with low vision.
  2. Info and Relationships – Many form controls are not programmatically associated with their visible labels.
  3. Keyboard – Many issues exist with the ability to operate core functionality of the platform with a keyboard alone. Issues of this type affect many types of users, not just screen reader users.