DECEMBER 7, 2015, CHICAGO. In 1998, the United States Congress amended the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to strengthen provisions that protect online access to information provided by the Federal government to individuals with disabilities. The law covers every type of electronic and information technology and is not limited to assistive technologies used by people with disabilities. It applies to all Federal agencies when they develop, procure, maintain, or use such technology. The Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Standards were released on December 21, 2000 and the initial deadline for 508 compliance was June 21, 2001.Read more
DYNO Mapper, a software that’s dedicated to monitoring a website’s health in order to assist administrators of large (and even small) networks to diagnose issues in order to provide a stellar user experience, has recently launched a new version of their software that offers much more than past versions—including a website accessibility testing feature.Read more
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