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Re: seeking info: ADA vs wcag 1.0/2.0


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:
>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:

Hope this helps.

Tom Babinszki, PMP
Even Grounds
Accessibility Consulting
Phone: +1 (703) 853-2990

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

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?
Shrirang Prakash Sahasrabudhe
Accessibility specialist- Web 2.0 Research Lab Infosys Technologies Ltd-
Bangalore Powered by Intellect, Driven by Values

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