Support for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) 508 Program Office

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Client: 
Department of Veterans Affairs
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Project Description: 

New Editions provides technical support to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Section 508 Program Office. We test proposed electronic and information technology (EIT) products for Section 508 conformance within VA's Enterprise Architecture Framework. We also tested IT Tracker products, OMB Exhibit 300's project/programs, E-Gov initiatives programs, web based and software applications and learning management systems (LMS) courseware for Section 508 compliance. New Editions staff members conducts accessible EIT demonstrations for VA stakeholders (veterans and disabled employees) and Section 508 awareness training for VA employees. In collaboration with VA Section 508 staff, we develop and conduct presentations at industry forums as well as state and local government meetings to raise awareness of accessibility issues and programs.

Skills and Capabilities: 
  • Section 508 compliance assessment and remediation
  • Technical assistance
  • Marketing and outreach