Review of the Revised 508 Standards (Part II): Requirements for Hardware and Software


Tuesday, March 30, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Description

This session is the second in a two-part review of the revised Section 508 Standards which apply to information and communication technology developed, procured, maintained, or used by federal agencies. Presenters from the U.S. Access Board will explain provisions in the standards for hardware and software. Requirements for hardware, such as computers, information kiosks, and multi-function copy machines address privacy, operable parts, communication, and other features. Software requirements cover interoperability with assistive technology, applications, and authoring tools. Requirements for support documentation and services will also be covered.

Part I of this session (January 26, 2021) focused on requirements in the 508 Standards for federal websites and other electronic content.

Continuing Education Recognition Available

Certificate Credit hours
Certificate of Attendance 1.5

Speakers:

Bruce Bailey, Accessibility Specialist/Information Technology Specialist , US Access Board

Timothy Creagan, Senior Accessibility Specialist/Information Technology , US Access Board

Katherine Eng, Senior ICT Accessibility Specialist , US Access Board

Session Questions

This session is accepting questions from registered users. After you have registered to participate in this session you can submit your questions on your Account Manager page. Please note: the number of questions will be limited and submissions will be closed well before the session starts to provide time to prepare answers.