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Compliance & Remediation

The ASPA/WCD 508 Compliance and Remediation team is responsible for reviewing and testing websites, Web pages, applications, documents, and other files for compliance with Section 508 requirements.

Our team of Section 508 experts is happy to assist you with interpreting your 508 scorecard reports and providing guidance on how to remediate 508 issues within existing websites and documents.

Compliance Tools

WCD uses Accenture Digital Diagnostics Compliance Monitor ,an enterprise application , to scan websites for 508 accessibility.In addition, the tool:

    • Detects broken links
    • Locates spelling errors
    • Identifies orphan sites and pages
    • Interfaces with metrics applications to identify zero-hit pages
    • Identifies other problems that affect site usability
    • Will come online October/November 2008

Additional resources for Accenture

WCD uses Adobe Acrobat Professional 8 (AAPro8) and later to test and remediate PDFs for 508 complaince.

Remediation Framework

The Remediation Framework outlines a course of actions to bring HHS Web sites and content into compliance with Section 508.