Man training individuals on how to evaluate websites for accessibility issues.

Section 508 Program Management Support for the Office of Accessible Systems and Technology (OAST)

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Client: 
Office of Accessible Systems and Technology
Focus Areas: 
Project Description: 

New Editions provides technical support to the OAST in addressing the accessibility of electronic and information technology (EIT) under Section 508, as well as its accommodation responsibilities under Sections 501/504. The core of our team, located onsite at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), develops and conducts training, test websites and software products for accessibility, designs accessible documents, conducts IT procurement reviews, mans the DHS Accessibility Help Desk, prepares reports and provides technical assistance on assistive technology (AT) and reasonable accommodations. Off-site team members provide management support to OAST in the form of strategic planning, performance measurement and outreach activities.

Skills and Capabilities: 
  • Assessing EIT for Section 508 Compliance
  • Reasonable Accommodations
  • Training and Technical Assistance
  • Strategic Planning and Performance Measurement
  • Marketing and Outreach