PDF/UA clarifies and simplifies the PDF-specific technical requirements to meet WCAG 2.0 WCAG 2.0 is regarded as the primary standard for web accessibility by national governments around the world, and… Continue Reading WCAG and Section 508: PDF Requirements
“PDF/UA makes certain that the PDF format isn’t the source of accessibility problems.” That does not mean that a PDF/UA-compliant document will always be perfectly accessible—issues like poorly-built Word documents… Continue Reading PDF/UA Details
The U.S. Access has released a final rule that updates accessibility requirements for information and communication technology (ICT) in the federal sector covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. The… Continue Reading FINALLY! U.S. Access Board Updates of Section 508! WCAG 2.0 Becomes Referenced Standard
Below is common sense accessibility advice, from a great article with fifteen link creation rules to code by- thanks to Gian Wild. Gian rightly focuses on practical accessibility rather than compliance… Continue Reading What You Need To Know About Accessible Links!
New York City takes the lead in accessibility, passing a law in March of this year requiring that its government agency websites and electronic documents meet recognized standards WCAG 2.0… Continue Reading New York City Sets Accessibility Standards, Requires Conformance With Section 508
That is correct, there is no such thing as a government-approved “certificate” proving compliance with Section 508. Here, from http://www.section508.gov/blog/common-misconception-section-508-certification: “Section 508 certification doesn’t exist. Some people are claiming that they… Continue Reading Top 508 Myth: Section 508 “Certification”
Reprinted from https://blogs.adobe.com/accessibility/2014/09/pdf-accessibility-starts-with-the-author.html, by Matt May: PDF accessibility is a popular topic around here. We believe access to the universe of PDF documents out in the world is critically important to… Continue Reading Accessibility Starts With The Author
#1: Accessibility In Mind is a dedicated Section 508 and PDF/UA compliance service. We are not a design/print house that does remediation on the side- remediating PDF documents, making them… Continue Reading The AIM Difference
Question: What fonts can I use? I read where you can only use system fonts Calibri, Times, Trebushi etc. and I want to use a different font for a document. Answer: This… Continue Reading FAQ: What fonts are compliant with Section 508?
This is a common question from our new clients. Often all they know about Section 508 is that there is a line-item in their deliverables contract stating that they must… Continue Reading Question: I’m new to Section 508 compliance- how does “remediation” change our documents?