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Section 508 Best Practices Webinar:

March 18, 2014 in Advocacy & Access

 How Four Federal Agencies Handle Section 508 Testing: A Case Study

From the United States Access Board 3/18/2014

The next webinar in the Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series will take place March 25 from 1:00 to 2:30 (ET) and will explore how four federal agencies conduct Section 508 testing. Presenters include Section 508 officials from the Center for Disease Control, the Department of Education, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Transportation who will explain how they conduct 508 testing and what they have learned as a result of their experiences. They will also review best practice recommendations for testing and address how to leverage limited resources for testing. Federal agency Section 508 officials, chief information and acquisition officers, and agency policy-makers are encouraged to attend.

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Access Board Webinar: Section 508 – Accessible Web Content (July 11)

July 1, 2013 in Advocacy & Access, Community News

Access Board Webinar
Section 508 – Accessible Web Content

Accessible websites will be the subject of the next webinar in the Board’s free monthly series to be held on July 11, 2013 from 2:30 – 4:00 (ET).

This session will review requirements in the internationally recognized Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, also known as WCAG 2.0, issued by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). The Board, which is updating its Section 508 standards for information and communication technology, has proposed referencing the WCAG 2.0 to address web accessibility.

To register for this free webinar, visit www.accessibilityonline.org. Questions for the webinar can be submitted in advance through this website.


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