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Section 508 advanced draft now available

From: Bailey, Bruce <Bailey@Access-Board.gov>
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2010 09:24:45 -0400
Message-ID: <23EB0B5A59FF804E9A219B2C4EF3AE3D0186A250@Access-Exch.Access-Board.gov>
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Cc: "Gregg Vanderheiden" <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
This appeared in the Federal Register today:



The U.S. Access Board has released for public comment a draft of updated
requirements for information and communication technology (ICT) covered
by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and Section 255 of the
Telecommunications Act.


Our press release:



All documents and comments (the docket):



If you attending CSUN, or happen to live near San Diego, please consider
attending our public hearing this Thursday.


Bruce Bailey
Accessibility IT Specialist
U.S. Access Board
1331 F Street, N.W.
Suite 1000, Room 1014
Washington, DC  20004-1111
202-272-0024 (voice)
202-272-0082 (TTY, shared)
202-272-0081 (Fax, shared)
bailey@access-board.gov <mailto:bailey@access-board.gov> 


Thank you for your questions concerning section 508 of the
Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998.  Section 508 authorizes the
Access Board to provide technical assistance to individuals and Federal
departments and agencies concerning the requirements of this section.
This technical assistance is intended solely as informal guidance and is
not a determination of the legal rights or responsibilities of entities
subject to section 508.




From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On
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Cc: 'Wayne Dick'; w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Re: CSUN Presentation on Accessible WEb Litigation


in case you didn't see it


the Access Board released the new 508 draft regs


at    http://www.access-board.gov/sec508/refresh/draft-rule.htm





Gregg Vanderheiden Ph.D.

Director Trace R&D Center

Professor Industrial & Systems Engineering

and Biomedical Engineering

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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