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U.S. Access Board Section 508 Best Practices Webinar: W3C WCAG 2.0 Resources

1:00 pm EST November 28, 2017   |   Organized by: Great Lakes ADA Center

Description

The Revised Section 508 Standards and Section 255 Guidelines, incorporate the WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria Level A and AA and apply them to both web and non-web ICT, including electronic content. This session will review the robust technical assistance supporting the use of the WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria provided by the W3C (World Wide Web) Web Accessibility Initiative at https://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag.php.

This webinar will explore the use of the WCAG 2.0 supporting technical materials, including “How to Meet WCAG 2.0: A customizable quick reference to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 requirements” (Quick Links); “Techniques for WCAG 2.0” (suggested details on how to develop accessible Web content, such as HTML code examples) and “Understanding WCAG 2.0” (additional guidance on learning and implementing WCAG 2.0).

This session is helpful for people who want to understand the guidelines and success criteria more thoroughly and will lead to improvements in the creation of accessible content. The presenter in this session will discuss best practices, helpful tips, and will provide real-life examples to ensure that your agency is successfully engaging with all its stakeholders including those with disabilities.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: The intended audience for this training includes web and content developers.

Continuing Education Recognition Available




Bruce Bailey , Accessibility Specialist/Information Technology Specialist

Bruce Bailey has lead responsibility for the agency web site and with providing technical assistance on Section 508 as the policy relates to web sites and software. Bruce has been working for over twenty years in the field of assistive technology, and more than ten of those years in the Federal government. Bruce also is an invited expert with the W3C WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group and an ex officio member of the National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standards (NIMAS) Board.

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