Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement

The Minnesota State Council on Disability (MSCOD) is committed to providing all individuals–with or without disabilities–access to our website, documents and resources.

Some users may not be able to see, hear or process information in particular formats, may have difficulty reading or understanding text, or may not be able to use a keyboard or a mouse. We have developed our information, website, and web content to ensure compatibility with common adaptive technologies by utilizing the State of Minnesota Accessibility Standard (PDF), which is based on Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (as amended) and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.

If information in a MSCOD web page or document is not accessible to you, please send an email to In your email, please provide your contact information, the URL (i.e., link or web address) of the material and the problem you have experienced. We will respond with the information you are seeking. In addition, we will ensure the accessibility issue is corrected to avert continuing accessibility problems.

We will continue to review and update our documents and website to ensure compliance with current and future standards.

MSCOD Website Accessibility Features

Accessibility features of the MSCOD website include:

  • Consistent look and navigation for all pages
  • Images that contain meaningful alternative text
  • Links that are visually distinct and link text clearly describes their purpose
  • Text alternatives provided for any audio and/or video content
  • Forms and other interactive elements that can be submitted/operated without use of a mouse or other pointing device

Links to External Publications and Websites

The MSCOD website may contain links to non-MSCOD publications and websites. We have no control over the accuracy or accessibility of these non-MSCOD publications and external websites. Links are provided as a service to our audience, in an effort to provide additional information where applicable.

Documents and Plugins

Documents on the MSCOD website are provided in either Portable Document Format (PDF) or Microsoft Word formats, unless otherwise noted. Free document viewers can be downloaded from the following links:

Adobe Acrobat Reader
Microsoft Word Viewer
Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer
Microsoft Excel Viewer