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Re: Repeating the content on the same page


From: Ryan E. Benson
Date: Oct 23, 2016 12:54AM

Hi Jesse,

There is no such thing as Section 508 ADA Standards. There are Section 508
standards and ADA standards. If you are working on a federal government
website, 508 applies. If you are working on a state or local government,
then title II of the ADA and state law apply. States are able to choose how
they meet accessibility, half say do 508, half say do WCAG 2.0, and a few
have a hybrid.

Under strict 508 standards,this would not be a violation, just an odd thing
to do. I would ask about how effective is the slideshow if they need to put
it in static text directly beneath it. I'd most likely give them the
following link: http://shouldiuseacarousel.com/.

Ryan E. Benson

On Sat, Oct 22, 2016 at 7:37 PM, Jesse Chan < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> I am working on a government website that must meet Section 508 ADA
> standards.
> A request was made by one of our customers to emphasize a certain piece of
> content by placing it in two areas of the homepage: Within a slideshow, as
> well as inside a box underneath this slideshow.
> Would this be considered a violation of ADA standards or at least,
> usability practices?
> Thoughts appreciated.
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