Course Code: 1298

Section 508: Web Accessibility Training

Class Dates:
1/12/2022
3/15/2022
Length:
2 Days
Cost:
$995
Class Time:
Technology:
Developer
Delivery:

Overview

  • Course Overview
  • Section 508 is the United States government standard for digital accessibility that follows the international standard WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) in digital accessibility for business websites from the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium).
    Section 508 compliance is the standard for government agencies, non-profits, and federal contractors.
  • Audience
  • Anyone who is responsible for overseeing the Section 508 implementation in their organization and web developers who must implement them.

Prerequisites

  • Students should have background knowledge of front-end technologies including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Course Details

  • Module 1: An Introduction to Section 508
  • What is Section 508
  • Where in IT does it apply
  • WCAG 2.0 - 2018 revisions
  • Meeting the goal
  • Module 2: Regulations
  • Standards and Guidelines
  • Individuals with Disabilities
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Conformance
  • Nonconformance
  • Module 3: Coding for Conformance
  • Implementing Section 508
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScriptTools
  • Module 4: Lessons Learned
  • User Experience (UX) Requirements
  • Testing Requirements
  • Deploy Requirements
  • Module 5: Best Practices for Accessible Content
  • Color
  • Alt text
  • Functionality
  • Transcripts
  • Captioning
  • Navigation
  • 508 testing
  • 6.Audio and Multimedia
  • A.Some Definitions
  • I.Section 508 Requirement for Transcripts
  • B.Requirement for Captioning
  • C.SAMI
  • E.Video Descriptions
  • F.Audio and Multimedia
  • 7.Special Cases
  • A.Never Depend on Color Alone
  • B.Color Contrast
  • C.Avoid Flicker
  • D.Timed Responses
  • E.Text-Only Page as a Last Resort
  • F.Color
  • 8.Accessible Forms
  • A.Form Basics
  • B.Push Buttons
  • I.Image Buttons
  • C.Generalized Buttons
  • D.Text Entry Fields
  • I.Make Sure Labels are Close to Text Fields
  • II.What About the Prompt in the Text Entry Field?
  • III.Associate Labels with Elements
  • E.Radio Buttons and Check Boxes
  • F.Select Menus
  • G. Attribute for Form Controls
  • H.An Example Collection of Form Controls
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  • I.Accessible Forms
  • 9.Accessible Tables
  • A.Table Basics
  • B.Using the
  • C.Using Column and Row Headers
  • D.Using the
  • E.Accessible Tables
  • F.Accessible Complex Table
  • 10.Scripts and Applets
  • A.JavaScript
  • I.JavaScript Accessibility Concerns
  • II.The Section 508 Standard
  • III.Comparison of JavaScript Requirements
  • IV.Turn Off JavaScript in Your Browser
  • V.Accessibility Problems With Events
  • VI.Different Roles for JavaScript Content
  • VII.Direct Content
  • VIII.Changes in Attributes
  • IX.Verification in Forms
  • X.Hidden Content
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  • B.The Evolving Standards and Guidelines
  • I.Keyboard Access
  • II.Roles States and Values
  • C.Ajax and Web 2.0
  • D.Applets and Plug-ins
  • 11.Cascading Style Sheets
  • A.Style Sheet Overview
  • B.Individual Settings
  • C.Reading Web Pages without CSS
  • D.Using CSS to Simulate Markup - Don't
  • E.CSS Positioning
  • F.Background Images
  • G.Visibility and Image Replacement
  • H.CSS
  • 12.Review of Section 508 Standards for Web Accessibility
  • A.Section 1194.22 (a) Offer Text Equivalents
  • B.Section 1194.22 (b) Present Synchronized Multimedia
  • C.Section 1194.22 (c) Remain Independent of Color
  • D.Section 1194.22 (d) Stay Independent of Style Sheets
  • E.Section 1194.22 (e) Provide Redundant Links for Server-Side Maps
  • F.Section 1194.22 (f) Use Client-Side Image Maps
  • G.Section 1194.22 (g) Label Row and Column Headers
  • H.Section 1194.22 (h) Use the Headers Attribute in Complex Tables
  • I.Section 1194.22 (i) Supply Frame Titles (attributes and elements)
  • J.Section 1194.22 (j) Reduce Flicker
  • K.Section 1194.22 (k) Offer a Text-only Alternative (LAST RESORT)
  • L.Section 1194.22 (l) Write Accessible Scripts
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  • M.Section 1194.22 (m) Specify Accessible Applets and Plug-ins
  • N.Section 1194.22 (n) Design Accessible Forms
  • O.Section 1194.22 (o) Offer Skip Navigation
  • P.Section 1194.22 (p) Alert Users to Timed Responses