Tips for Creating a 508 Compliant Website

In my first post around website accessibility I covered some of the history and issues around creating a 508 compliant website. Below are some tips to truly make your website accessible to web users with any neurological, physical or visual disabilities. Use Alternative Text for Non-Text Content 1. Label Graphics and Images Add ‘alt-text’ to [...]

Getting Started With Website Accessibility

Section 508, an amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, requires federal agencies to provide people with disabilities equal access to programs, services and activities through their websites. In 2005, Virginia implemented the Virginia Information Technology Accessibility Standard, which provides all state executive branch agencies and institutions of higher learning with minimum accessibility requirements for [...]