E-mail List Archives

Re: seeking info: ADA vs wcag 1.0/2.0

for

From: Tom Babinszki
Date: Feb 27, 2008 7:40AM


ADA does not have accessibility requirements similar to Section 508 or WCAG.
It is the Rehabilitation Act which includes Section 508.
You can find the standards at:
http://www.section508.gov/index.cfm?FuseAction=Content&;ID=12
>From your e-mail I assume you are familiar with WCAG.
For a comparison of WCAG and Section 508, see Jim Thatcher's page, it is an
excellent resource:
http://www.jimthatcher.com/sidebyside.htm

Hope this helps.
Tom



Tom Babinszki, PMP
Even Grounds
Accessibility Consulting
E-mail: <EMAIL REMOVED>
Phone: +1 (703) 853-2990
http://www.evengrounds.com

-----Original Message-----
From: <EMAIL REMOVED>
[mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Shrirang Prakash
Sahasrabudhe
Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2008 5:29 AM
To: ' <EMAIL REMOVED> '
Subject: [WebAIM] seeking info: ADA vs wcag 1.0/2.0


Hi,
Can anyone point me to the latest ADA documents stating web accessibility
guidelines/ checkpoints?
I want to know
1. Is ADA document finer than wcag1.0 document?
2. Is section 508 is a more comprehensive list of accessibility guidelines
than those in ADA?
3. What is the relation between ADA and section 508?
Thanks.
Shrirang Prakash Sahasrabudhe
Accessibility specialist- Web 2.0 Research Lab Infosys Technologies Ltd-
Bangalore Powered by Intellect, Driven by Values



**************** CAUTION - Disclaimer ***************** This e-mail contains
PRIVILEGED AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION intended solely for the use of the
addressee(s). If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the
sender by e-mail and delete the original message. Further, you are not to
copy, disclose, or distribute this e-mail or its contents to any other
person and any such actions are unlawful. This e-mail may contain viruses.
Infosys has taken every reasonable precaution to minimize this risk, but is
not liable for any damage you may sustain as a result of any virus in this
e-mail. You should carry out your own virus checks before opening the e-mail
or attachment. Infosys reserves the right to monitor and review the content
of all messages sent to or from this e-mail address. Messages sent to or
from this e-mail address may be stored on the Infosys e-mail system.
***INFOSYS******** End of Disclaimer ********INFOSYS***