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Re: Difference Between ADA and WCAG


From: Andrews, David B (DEED)
Date: Dec 26, 2019 6:46AM

You may be confusing the ADA with Section 508 of the Rehab Act. Technically speaking, the ADA does not cover the web. The Justice Department has said you should act like it does, and that they are going to change the rules -- but they haven't yet. Some courts have ruled that the ADA covers the web, others have not.


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Hi All,

Happy Christmas happy,

Need Help on this :

I knew that WCAG is an International Standards for Web Accessibility if someone asks I need ADA compliance for his application, how can I convince him that WCAG has more coverage of accessibility standards. And I read that ADA adopted WCAG.

Please help me with this by supporting some evidence.