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Building a Successful Accessibility Program for Your Financial Institution

Original Presentation Date: March 8, 2018 The last six months have brought a dramatic increase in litigation against financial institutions. With new actions against banks and.

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Use Case Testing

What is it, where does it fit in, and is it right for your situation? As a member of the Accessibility Services team at Level.

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How much time does it take to remediate a site or application for compliance?

One question we receive a lot at Level Access is, how long does it take to bring a system into compliance with 508 or the.

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How do I determine if my web site or application is Section 508 compliant?

By far the most common question we receive here at Level Access is how do I determine if this thing is 508 compliant? To answer that question we have to at three key questions. To be 508 compliant you have to be able to answer each question in the affirmative. The questions are:

  • Did we write the application in a fashion that conforms to the coding requirements in the relevant standards? Did we code it right? (Technical Requirements)
  • Can people with disabilities using the application complete the core tasks of the application? Does the application as a whole produce an accessible experience? Can people with disabilities use it? (Functional Requirements)
  • Is the deployment context of the application accessible? Does the information, documentation, support and training produce an accessible experience? (Support Requirements)
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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.

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Normative and Functional Testing

As the field of accessibility has become larger, it has also become more formal and professional. Prior to formal accessibility standards, governments and other organizations.

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