Accessibility Policy

The Texas Historical Commission is committed to making its website accessible to the widest possible audience, including people using assistive technology, according to the standards set forth by the World Wide Web Consortium (WC3) and the state’s Department of Information Resources (DIR) recommendations (per Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 206, Rule §206.50). In an effort to make the site accessible, our webpages:

  • Function on various software platforms.
  • Follow current web standards for XHTML 1.0 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS2).
  • Avoid use of animated material.
  • Test in the most popular browsers used when viewing our website as reported to us in our web server statistics software program.
  • Produce Portable Document Format (PDF) with Adobe Acrobat.

Contact Us

If you use assistive technology and the format of any material on our website interferes with your ability to access the information, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you. To respond in a manner most helpful to you, please indicate:

  • The nature of your accessibility problem.
  • The preferred format in which you wish to receive the material.
  • The web address of the requested material or page in question.
  • Your contact information.

Additional information about accessibility programs in Texas is available from the Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities.