Section 508 Accessibility

If you'd like to know whether your website, media or literature meets the Federal Government's standards for accessibility, you can review these sources below for guidance:

Word

Document Accessibility Checklist

A document listing accessibility requirements as determined by the Federal Government in Word format. Download

Excel

Document Accessibility Checklist

A document listing accessibility requirements as determined by the Federal Government in Excel format. Download

PDF

Document Accessibility Checklist

A document listing accessibility requirements as determined by the Federal Government in PDF format. Download

WWW

GSA 508 Tutorials

A web link that includes guidance on creating accessible documents for various document types including:Adobe Acrobat,Google Docs and Word. Download

WWW

Web Aim: Designing for Screen Compatibility

A web link that provides access to tutorials on optimizing content for screen reader compatibility. Download

WWW

Web Aim: Alternative Text

A web link that provides access to tutorials on creating alternative text for website images. Download

WWW

The World Wide Web Consortium(W3C):Web Accessibility Standards

A web link to the section of W3C that speak specifically about website development standards as they relate to accessibility. Download