Webinar: Risks with Section 508 Refresh

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Section 508 Refresh

The internet will remain an important resource for the public to keep in touch with the government and the updates issued. With the Section 508 law refresh, digital content accessibility guidelines have become much clearer.

PDF and section 508

Because PDF content is one of the most widely used digital formats to communicate information both online and via email, it is important to make sure that those PDF documents are truly accessible to everyone. This is the main reason why the refresh now has you refer to the WCAG standard for PDF remediation.

This session will give you a well-rounded understanding of the Revised Section 508 and WCAG standards, the risks associated with non-compliance (along with the benefits of making your PDFs accessible), and various options you can implement right away to improve the accessibility of your documents and reduce your legal risk!

 

Things you will learn:

  • An overview of the Section 508 Refresh and how it incorporates the WCAG 2.0 AA standard
  • The risks and rewards of document accessibility within your department
  • Available tools and suggested workflows to help assess and address your current document compliance needs
  • Other tips and strategies to consider when creating your document accessibility process

 

Categories: Section 508, Government, PDF Accessibility Checker

Interested?

Learn how to attend this webinar and understand the Section 508 Refresh and identify the risks of non-compliance.