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How to get a VPAT

Many customers come to SSB with the goal of getting a VPAT for their product. (Often that happens sometime between April and July when the.

Section 508 Testing Approaches

So you know that you have to comply with Section 508 and now you want to understand your options for testing that compliance. This post covers the basic choices for how to do 508 testing and evaluation requirements for your testing infrastructure.

Basics of Section 508 Compliance

At SSB BART Group we work with a lot of organizations that are starting to grapple with the question of how to comply with the Section 508 requirements. That question can be broken down into three basic areas of compliance you need to focus on. If you comply with the requirements of those three areas you are 508 compliant – if you don’t, you aren’t. This post covers some of the basic concepts of compliance and how to get started determining the compliance of IT systems.

Americans With Disabilities Act and its Relevance to Web/ Software Accessibility

In February, we posted a blog entry discussing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its relevance to EIT accessibility. Since that time, recent information.

Access Board Releases Advanced Notice on Proposed Rulemaking for Section 508

The US Access Board just released an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for IT and telecommunications accessibility. This is the first step in updating the.

SSB BART Group Announces Accessibility Management Platform (AMP) Winter 2010

The AMP Winter 2010 release features a new “Learning Center” and an “Accessibility Dashboard,” resulting in a superior accessibility auditing system. Learning Center AMP’s new.

Conforming with Information, Documentation and Support Requirements

We’d briefly like to cover the basic approach SSB recommends for conforming to the Section 508 §1194.41 Information, documentation and support requirements. As it currently.

Current State of International Accessibility Standards

Outside of the US, nearly 2-dozen countries have laws or policies which prevent disparate access to EIT/ ICT. Like the United States, they’re often part.

Current State of US Accessibility Standards – ADA

As mentioned in yesterday’s blog post, the United States has several laws which are aimed at eliminating discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion,.

Current State of US Accessibility Standards – Section 508

Introduction The United States has several laws which are aimed at eliminating discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, and.

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