Section 508 Best Practices Webinar: Accessibility for Government Communicators (September 30)

Section 508 Best Practices Webinar: Accessibility for Government Communicators (September 30)

The next webinar in the Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series will take place September 30 from 1:00 to 2:30 (ET) and will cover tactics and techniques government communicators can use to ensure that their projects meet Section 508 requirements. Presenters will cover content development for both external and internal communications, common areas where communications projects often run into compliance issues, and how to work with Section 508 coordinators and IT staff on accessibility.

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The Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series provides helpful information and best practices for federal agencies in meeting their obligations under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act which ensures access to electronic and information technology in the federal sector. This webinar series is made available by the Accessibility Community of Practice of the CIO Council in partnership with the U.S. Access Board and eFedLink.

Accessibility for Government Communicators: Tactics and Techniques You Can Use Today to Keep Your Projects on the Right Side of Section 508 Rules
September 30, 1:00- 2:30 (ET)

• Don Barrett, Section 508 Coordinator, U.S. Department of Education
• Britt Ehrhardt, Federal Communicators Network
• Matt Harmon, Director of Web Operations & Communications, DHS
• Bernetta Reese, Web and New Media Manager (Acting), First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet)
• Dick Stapleton, Deputy Director, Digital Communications Division, HHS
Moderator: Timothy Creagan, Senior Accessibility Specialist, U.S. Access Board


Note: Instructions for accessing the webinar on the day of the session will be sent via email to registered individuals in advance of the session. Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) and Video Sign Language Interpreters are available for each session and will be broadcast via the webinar platform. A telephone option (not toll-free) for receiving audio is also available.

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