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Section 508 Compliance Testing 

Section 508 testing is essential for ensuring that your website or product adheres to accessibility standards. We provide expert guidance to make your website or product Section 508 compliant and create detailed Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates (VPAT). The 508 compliance testing services includes manual and automated testing by a team of accessibility experts including native testers.

BarrierBreak’s Section 508 testing solutions, assist your organization to ensure that your websites, products and services adhere to Section 508 accessibility standards. With a proper evaluation of your accessibility needs, our team works with you closely to chart a path to make your website or product Section 508 compliant.

Section 508 compliance testing goes beyond automation and ensures a thorough manual check of your website and other digital products. Section 508 audit provides you an in-depth report of accessibility vulnerabilities to ensure that your website or product meets Section 508 compliance.

In addition, our Section 508 audit and testing team also helps you with a detailed VPAT creation. Based on your needs, we perform a Section 508 audit to identify the accessibility issues and prioritize them. We help you improve the overall Section 508 compliance of your website or product and create a VPAT that discloses the state of accessibility.

Assessment

The Section 508 compliance testing teams are dedicated to thoroughly assessing and validating the accessibility features of your digital assets. We provide you a comprehensive report addressing the accessibility issues and the changes to be implemented to help you make your website or product meet Section 508 compliance.

Monitoring

Our 508 compliance testing model helps you set up a team that will regularly monitor Section 508 compliance of websites or products that are subject to change. We can also set up a dedicated team for periodic monitoring and provide you with a detailed Section 508 accessibility testing status report as progress is made.

Remediation

The team extends technical assistance to your internal teams by guiding them in implementing Section 508 accessibility in your digital products. Technical assistance can be by providing the solution or assisting your team to think of how to integrate accessibility to make your website or product Section 508 compliant.

What is Section 508?

Section 508 standard of the Rehabilitation Act 1973 is a pivotal framework that requires all electronic and information technology developed, procured, maintained, or used by the federal government be accessible to people with disabilities. Section 508 applies to electronic and information technology procured by the federal government, including computer hardware and software, websites, multimedia such as video, phone systems, and copiers.

Section 508 compliance testing plays a major role in achieving digital accessibility by providing an inclusive online experience for people with disabilities.

Section 508 standards are based on WCAG and are periodically updated to align with advancements in technology and changes in best practices for accessibility. On January 18, 2017, the U.S. Access Board published a final rule updating accessibility requirements for ICT covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and Section 255 of the Communications Act.

Section 508 evaluation to help you get an edge over your competitors and ensuring Section 508 Compliance

Section 508 accessibility testing service provides one time or on-going accessibility support to ensure accessibility integration into your organization and get the edge over your competitors by ensuring that your products and services are Section 508 compliant. BarrierBreak works with clients in the US, UK, European, Canadian & Middle Eastern markets to integrate accessibility into the development life cycle and thus ensure that the products and services conform to WCAG 2.0, WCAG 2.1, WCAG 2.2 & ADA standards and meet Section 508 compliance.

200,000Accessibility Testing Hours Yearly

250+Team - Accessibility Experts

4 million +Document Remediated

Why work with us?

Our accessibility testing team which includes people with disabilities specialize in conducting accessibility testing, audits, and reviews to guarantee the compliance of your websites, products, and services with Section 508 Accessibility standards.

  • Excellent understanding of accessibility and needs of people with disabilities
  • Product assessment & Section 508 evaluation by accessibility experts
  • Evaluate product's adherence to different accessibility guidelines
  • Section 508 accessibility testing executed with persons with disabilities using various assistive technologies
  • Compliance with Section 508, ADA and conformance to WCAG 2.0, WCAG 2.1 and WCAG 2.2. Get in Touch

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