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Re: the new section508.gov site's accessibility


From: ckrugman@sbcglobal.net
Date: Jul 28, 2010 11:51AM

Recentluy there have been problems on many of the government agencies
electronic comment sites for screen reader users. I experienced difficulties
recently on a visit to the Department of Health and Human Services site to
submit an electronic comment and found it to be totally inaccessible.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jennison Mark Asuncion" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Wednesday, July 28, 2010 8:28 AM
Subject: [WebAIM] the new section508.gov site's accessibility

> Hello,
> This has been making the rounds on Twitter - a blog post written by Dennis
> Lembree that identifies several accessibility gaps on the home page of the
> new section508.gov web site
> http://webaxe.blogspot.com/2010/07/critique-new-section-508-web-site.html
> As I tweeted, what does it say when the chief US gov agency promoting IT
> accessibility is not where it needs to be with their own site?
> Jennison
> --
> Jennison Mark Asuncion
> Co-Director, Adaptech Research Network <www.adaptech.org>
> LinkedIn at <www.linkedin.com/in/jennison>