AccessibleTech – Section 508 Explained

I. Introduction The primary goal of Accessibility is to make certain that Information Systems can be used by people with disabilities.  A properly implemented system will provide access to information to people that use assistive technologies and it will increase usability for everybody. This is due to the fact that most accessible rules one wayContinue reading “AccessibleTech – Section 508 Explained”

The Section 508 Refresh is Here! 

We’re excited to announce that the U.S. Access Board has published its long-awaited update(link is external) to the federal regulations covering the accessibility of information and communications technology (Section 508) and telecommunications products and services (Section 255). What are Section 508 and Section 255? Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 applies to federal government agenciesContinue reading “The Section 508 Refresh is Here! “

Resources for creating 508-compliant content – Web Accessibility Group

Our goal is to share and discuss strategies, techniques and resources for meeting Section 508 compliance as it pertains to websites and web-based content. WAG also endorses conformance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and provides accessibility training on both Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 Curated by (Lifekludger) Read full article at Source:Continue reading “Resources for creating 508-compliant content – Web Accessibility Group”

The Legal Ramifications of Inaccessible Websites

The Internet has dramatically changed the way businesses operate and engage in commerce. Today, businesses routinely make much more information about their products and services available to the public and potential consumers by posting it on their websites. As a result, many people can easily access this information seven days a week, 24 hours aContinue reading “The Legal Ramifications of Inaccessible Websites”

Accessibility for E-Learning: Section 508 and WCAG

E-learning is a type of web-based content, and therefore, the technical standards outlined in the WCAG and Section 508 §1194.22 apply, if you want or need to make your e-learning courses accessible to those with disabilities. If you’re creating e-learning content for a U.S. government entity, your e-learning content likely needs to be 508-compliant. SeveralContinue reading “Accessibility for E-Learning: Section 508 and WCAG”