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Section 508 Best Practices Webinar: W3C WCAG 2.0 Resources
Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 01:00pm - 02:30pm

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/guid-tech

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 presenters 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 federal employees who are web and content developers.

PRESENTERS:

  • Bruce Bailey, IT Specialist, U.S. Access Board
  • Timothy Creagan, Senior Accessibility Specialist, U.S. Access Board

MODERATORS:

  • Deborah Kaplan, Section 508 Policy Lead, Office of the CIO, HHS
  • Earlene Sesker, Training Coordinator, U.S. Access Board

This session is eligible for attendance credits from the Great Lakes ADA Center. For further information on how to obtain those credits, please review the information provided at registration.

REGISTRATION: https://www.accessibilityonline.org/cioc-508/session/?id=110616