Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended by Congress in the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, requires that electronic and information technology used by Federal agencies be accessible to people with disabilities.
SUDAAN is covered under section 1194.21 (Software Applications and Operating Systems), Section 1194.31 (Functional Performance Criteria) and Section 1194.41 (Information, Documentation and Support) of Section 508 and is fully compliant with the guidelines set forth in Section 508. The information provided in the document below summarizes SUDAAN's compliance, including a complete Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) documenting compliance.
SUDAAN is available in both standalone and SAS-callable versions. Only the Windows standalone versions of SUDAAN have an optional graphical user interface. All standalone versions may be executed from the operating system command line. All input is through plain ASCII text files, and all output may be directed to plain ASCII text as well. All SAS-callable versions are accessed either through the SAS graphical user interface, or via the operating system command line. The SAS-callable versions have no independent accessibility apart from SAS. The document below details the accessibility of the Windows standalone versions.
Any questions or additional information about SUDAAN’s compliance with Section 508 should be directed to the SUDAAN Statistical Software Center, RTI International (Phone: +1 919 541 6602, Fax: +1 919 541 7431, Email: SUDAAN@rti.org)
SUDAAN Section 508 Compliance Statement (Acrobat PDF - 55 kB).