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Accessibility Bytes #1: Use Document Accessibility Checkers

May 16, 2024

Need to create a Microsoft Word document but not sure how to make certain it meets Section 508 standards?

Before sharing or publishing your document, presentation, or spreadsheet, run the built-in Accessibility Checker to make sure your Microsoft Office content does not have easily identifiable accessibility issues. Run the Word Accessibility Checker in three-steps.

Trusted Tester for Web Certification Courses Version 5.1.3 Now Available

April 12, 2024

DHS recently announced the launch of the Trusted Tester for Web Certification courses version 5.1.3 (v5.1.3). This latest version brings a variety of improvements aimed at offering a more accessible and streamlined learning experience for participants.

DHS Trusted Tester Program Updates

April 25, 2018

In April 2018, the Department of Homeland Security announced some updates coming to the Trusted Tester Program, to align with recent updates to the Revised 508 Standards.

Microsoft Enhances Tests for Accessibility

March 17, 2017

Section 508’s Coordinators are often asked about ways to test technology for accessibility. Over the last year, Microsoft has worked to make this easier for its customers.

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