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Web Accessibility: Web Standards and Regulatory Compliance by Andrew Kirkpatrick, Patrick H. Lauke, Jim Thatcher, Shawn Lawton Henry, Cynthia D. Waddell, Bruce Lawson, Michael R. Burks, Christian Heilmann, Mark Urban, Richard Rutter, Bob Regan

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B GUIDE TO THE SECTION 508 STANDARDS FOR ELECTRONIC AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

This appendix is an excerpt from the Guide to the Section 508 Standards for Electronic and Information Technology, Subpart B – Technical Standards, Section 1194.22. This is the only section that is relevant to web developers/designers. The whole guide is available at www.access-board.gov/sec508/guide/index.htm.

Web-Based Intranet and Internet Information and Applications (1194.22)

Updated: June 21, 2001

These provisions of the standards provide the requirements that must be followed by Federal agencies when producing web pages. These provisions apply unless doing so would impose an undue burden.

The key to compliance with these provisions is adherence to the provisions. ...

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