Tag: 508

Section 508 and PDF: The facts

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OK, so you need to ensure that your PDF documents are accessible and compliant with Section 508. How do you go about it? In this article, Appligent Document Solutions CEO Duff Johnson outlines 10 key facts relating to making compliant PDFs.

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Word doesn’t do Section 508, PDF gets the blame

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So, you think PDF is a problem when it comes to accessibility and Section 508 compliance? Some of the key gripes about the compliance of PDF files are actually due to limitations in Microsoft Word. Appligent Document Solutions CEO Duff Johnson explains in this feature article.

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PDF Webinars to offer Section 508 clinic

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PDF Webinars has announced that it will be running a Section 508 clinic in early August. The two-part clinic targets U.S. Federal Government agencies who need to produce Section 508-compliant PDFs and private sector companies and contractors who work with U.S. Federal agencies. Attendees will learn how to best use new tools in Acrobat 7 to make legacy PDFs accessible, and will cover strategies for making accessible forms from scratch.

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Deque announces Studio to streamline PDF conversion, compliance

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Deque Systems, Inc. has announced an enhanced Deque Studio, a bundled solution designed to help companies comply with the Web Accessibility Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requirements.

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Chance to win one of 10 free PDF Webinar sessions

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Enter soon to qualify for a chance to win one of 10 free registrations to an upcoming ‘PDF Webinar’ online educational opportunity, being offered as a collaborative promotion from Planet PDF and Carl Young Training & Associates.

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Planet PDF launches new PDF Accessibility and Section 508 Forum

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Planet PDF has just launched a new section in its popular free forum. The new conference will focus on issues relating to issues of accessibility and compliance with Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act, along with similar guidelines and regulations from around the world. See the full story at Planet PDF.

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DSI enhances PDFs for accessibility and usability

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Document Solutions announces a new service designed to ensure compliance of existing PDF files with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, which mandates accessibility of government documents.

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