Accessibility model helps city services reach everyone
WHAT? Making city services accessible to everyone promotes equality and ensures that digital services are easy to use for people of all abilities. For example, residents must be able to use the city’s services with the help of screen readers and other technical aids. Helsinki’s Accessibility model defines the many means and methods the city uses to safeguard the accessibility of digital services, now and in the future.
WHO? The City of Helsinki Accessibility model aims to assist everyone who is working to develop accessible, easy-to-use and efficient digital services. The model is publicly available, so anyone can use it.
WHY? The Accessibility model is a collection of methods and instructions for creating accessible digital services. The goal is for each of the services developed by the city to reach all user groups effectively.
WHEN? The model is already in use.
WHERE? Find Helsinki’s Accessibility model (in Finnish only) online at https://saavutettavuusmalli.hel.fi/.