ASPA/WCD 508 Accenture Scan Executive Training (approximately 30 minutes) - geared toward department-heads and those requiring a broad overview of the Accenture scan process:
Issue Management Training Part 1 (approximately 60 minutes) - geared toward issue managers who are assigned to raise and maintain scores on the monthly Accenture leaderboard report. This training includes an overview of the Accenture report in relation to how scores are calculated and populated to the leaderboard, basic navigation within the site report, and how to use the report to identify and eliminate false positives on the report as well as actual 508 violations. Included in the training are detailed explanations of five 508 regulations in which the trainer will show how to evaluate these regulations in conjunction with the Accenture report in order to raise the overall site score. The regulations included are Color, Readability, Flicker Rate, Time Delays, and Navigation links.
Issue Management Training Part 2 (approximately 60 minutes) – geared toward issue managers who are assigned to raise and maintain scores on the monthly Accenture leaderboard report and have completed Phase 1 training. This training builds upon methods to evaluate and raise site scores with the addition of five more 508 regulations. The regulations included are Text Tags, Multimedia Files, Data Tables, and Frames.
Resources for Program Participants
Frequently Asked Questions: Visit the ASPA/WCD 508 Program Frequently Asked Questions page.
508 Expert Reviews: The ASPA/WCD 508 Team is comprised of Section 508 experts who are happy to assist you with interpreting your Accenture scorecard reports and general 508 inquiries.
508 Lab: Test documents and webpages for 508 compliance and accessibility using the WCD collection of assistive and evaluative technologies.
Contact: 508 evaluation, remediation, and training requests are handled through the support tracker ticketing system. If you do not have access, contact your OpDiv to log a ticket for your request. Accenture Scan setup and troubleshooting requests should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. For all other requests, contact Doug.McDonald or send an email to Aquilent_ASPA_508@ees.hhs.gov
Additional 508 Training Resources
Testing Documents for 508 Compliance - training modules
Creating Section 508 Compliant Microsoft Word Documents (PowerPoint - 1.16 MB)
Creating Section 508 Compliant Microsoft Word Documents - More detail on applying styles (PowerPoint - 2.2 MB)
Creating Section 508 Compliant PDF Documents (PowerPoint - 2.56 MB)
Creating Section 508 Compliant PDF Documents - More detail on tagging and OCR (PowerPoint - 2.2 MB)
Creating Section 508 Compliant Microsoft Excel Workbooks (PowerPoint - 1.88 MB)
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