Check out this article from NPR– the answer to the question of Section 508 enforcement is a sad story of inaction: It has been 10 years since the Department of… Continue Reading Progress for Accessibility?
In January 2017, the U.S. Access Board finally issued the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Standards and Guidelines, in the first revision/update of the existing Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility… Continue Reading WCAG Rules the Day!
Here’s a little primer on tagging PDFs for Section 508 compliance, just four pictures worth a thousand words each- this is from an AIM document audit: Screenreaders like JAWS read the… Continue Reading Sample Section 508 Audit and Primer
“Accessibility In Mind” means thinking about accessibility EARLY in the production process. We work with our clients to create procedures that reduce the time and cost of remediation. Using best… Continue Reading What Do You Mean, Accessibility In Mind?
Section 508 remediation is the process of converting a PDF document into a resource that is accessible to individuals with disabilities, and compliant with the federal regulations in Section 508… Continue Reading What is Section 508 PDF Remediation?
PDF is a publication format, and almost all PDFs were created from a production application, most commonly Word, InDesign, or PowerPoint. The native file is exported and converted to PDF… Continue Reading Accessibility Best Practices: Tagged PDF
Increased monitoring of accessibility and enforcement of the regulations of Section 508 are driving health care organizations and government contractors all over the country to get “legal” with the ADA… Continue Reading Choosing a Remediator for Section 508 Accessible Document Compliance Services
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”
Ensuring Indemnity With Documentation Accessibility In Mind offers extensive accessibility reporting supporting all recognized standards, guaranteeing compliance. Whatever your specific requirements may be, AIM can remediate your documents to comply.… Continue Reading What’s your standard? Accessibility In Mind has you covered for Section 508, PDF/UA, WCAG 2.0, HHS
Here’s a nice overview of some real-world examples of what it takes to make documents accessible and compliant with Section 508: Child Abuse Prevention Resource Guide for 2013 is over… Continue Reading Estimating Costs for Section 508 Compliance Remediation