Are your Events 508 Compliant?

Posted by Natalia Valencia on Tue, Nov 27, 2012 @ 11:16 AM

When Section 508 was passed, it created a requirement for all federal government agencies to make their communications more accessible to people who have disabilities. This includes all electronic and information technology. This Section was created to help eliminate the barriers that can keep people with disabilities from obtaining important information everyone else has access to. It was also intended to help agencies develop new technologies to provide information in a way everyone can benefit from it. These requirements mean every federal agency must ensure all employees and the general public, regardless of their disability, must have comparable access to training and informational media, including webinars and on-demand videos available on a website, so everyone is equally informed.

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