Question: I want my URLs to be accessible and compliant with Section 508- what is the “correct” format? Answer: Unfortunately, the interpretation of Section 508 requirements by various government agencies… Continue Reading Accessible URLs for 508 Compliant Documents
It’s always better to plan ahead for accessibility than to “add” it after the fact. InDesign allows designers to create beautiful and complex documents, but these features also can create… Continue Reading Creating accessible PDF documents with Adobe InDesign
The Portable Document Format (PDF) is the standard format for online “electronic” publication of documents. PDF allow the publisher to ensure that a document looks the same online as it does in… Continue Reading The Basics of Section 508 PDF Compliance
Electronic Document Compliance Services specializes in creating interactive “fill-in” forms for your PDFs. Fillable PDF forms can be accessed over the Internet or via email. If a PDF form includes… Continue Reading EDCS: Specialists in Section 508 Compliant Fillable Forms
Many people think that accessibility regulation just benefit those with disabilities (an estimated 24 million Americans!) but the value is much more broadly felt. Accessibility offers advantages that go beyond… Continue Reading The “Curb Cut”: An example that shows how accessibility helps all of us!
From Adobe, watch Episode 1 if you are working in InDesign with an eye to a final product that is easier to make compliant with Section 508:
In addition to remediation of documents for section 508 compliance, EDCS can review your documents and provide certification of 508 compliancy, guaranteeing accessibility and usabilty. Passing automatic PDF and 508… Continue Reading I think my document is compliant- how can I know for sure? EDCS Compliance Certification
From hhs, what it’s all about… The goal of the Section 508 law is to reduce electronic and information technology barriers experienced by people with disabilities. Under this law, the… Continue Reading Our mission to increase accessibility for all — it’s the law!!
Creating 508 compliant documents is not just science — it’s a blend of science and art. You can not go to Section508.gov, upload your documents to get some “certificate of… Continue Reading Accessibility Simplified
There are two main reasons you or your organization may want or need to make ALL your publications accessible to users with disabilities: You’ve got a contract with a governmental… Continue Reading Practical Accessibility:Document Accessibility and Compliance