U.S. Access Board Strategic Plan FY 2022-2026
Vision statement: A nation that is fully accessible to and inclusive of all people with disabilities.
Mission Statement: Advance accessibility and inclusion by developing guidelines and standards, and providing technical assistance, education, enforcement, and outreach.
Goal 1: Establish technical specifications for accessible design.
Objective 1.1: Develop and update technical specifications to achieve accessibility.
Objective 1.2: Coordinate with standards and codes organizations to build effective industry accessibility standards.
Objective 1.3: Engage with the public, including underserved communities, to inform the development of accessible design.
Objective 1.4: Address accessibility of emerging technologies and design trends.
Objective 1.5: Collaborate with organizations to encourage research on accessibility.
Goal 2: Provide education and information on the importance and implementation of accessible design.
Objective 2.1: Provide training on accessible design.
Objective 2.2: Provide technical assistance on implementation of accessibility guidelines and standards.
Objective 2.3: Create educational materials to promote understanding of accessible design.
Objective 2.4: Use stakeholders' feedback to improve our information services.
Goal 3: Improve the accessibility of the federal government.
Objective 3.1: Improve accessibility of federal buildings and facilities through enhanced awareness and robust enforcement of the Architectural Barriers Act.
Objective 3.2: Improve accessibility of federal information and communication technology through collaboration with other federal agencies.
Objective 3.3: Be a model employer of persons with disabilities.
Goal 4: Promote accessibility throughout society.
Objective 4.1: Identify and address inequities in accessibility faced by underserved communities.
Objective 4.2: Identify and work to address barriers to accessibility beyond those covered by our guidelines and standards.
Stewardship Objective: Improve Agency Systems and Modernize Operations
Objective 5.1: Use data and technology to enhance operations and services.
Objective 5.2: Use tools and internal systems to consolidate and retain agency knowledge.
Objective 5.3: Update agency policies, procedures, and administrative regulations.