Section 508 Accessibility
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OSEP is seeking stakeholder feedback on Innovative Strategies and Best Practices to Attract, Prepare, and Retain Effective Personnel. If you would like to provide feedback on this very important topic, please follow this link to share your input.
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:
Checklists and Guidance for Assessing Word, PowerPoint, and Excel Documents
- Word document layout and formatting requirements. Download Word Checklist.
- PowerPoint document instructional information for ensuring your media is 508 compliant. Download Guidance.
- Checklist for assessing elements in Excel documents. Download Excel Checklist.
Guidelines and Resources for Developing 508 Compliant PDFs, Websites, and other Media
NetCentric has developed a guidance document listing accessibility requirements as determined by the Federal Government and additional resources for where to learn more.
Guidance on creating accessible documents for various document types including:Adobe Acrobat,Google Docs and Word.
Tutorials on optimizing content for screen reader compatibility.
Tutorials on creating alternative text for website images.
Information about website development standards as they relate to accessibility.