Section 508 Accessibility Training for Digital Content Compliance


Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Start Time: 

2:30 PM

End Time: 

4:30 PM
Honolulu 3 Room

This workshop showcases topics and strategies for making your organization Section 508 compliant from the Center on Disabilities (CDS) Media Center. Creating accessible content, using accessibility checkers, making alternative formats for graphic intensive displays, and implementing accessibility policies, will highlight this interactive workshop with participants giving real life situations and content for demonstrating best practices in becoming Section 508 compliant.

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will learn about:

  • Section 508 Accessibility Requirements around digital content
  • Text document accessibility basics
  • Website accessibility evaluation procedures
  • Digital Accessibility Policy implementation

About the Workshop Leaders

Photo: Thomas Conway

Thomas Conway, Ph.D. is the Center on Disability Studies (CDS) Media Coordinator and lead for the Section508@UH project for website and digital content accessibility compliance.

Photo: Lauren Ho

Lauren Ho is an Assistant Specialist at the Center on Disabilities Studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. She has a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work and is a current graduate student in the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa College of Education Learning Design & Technology (LTEC) program. Her research interests include accessible technology and instructional design.

Photo: Genesis Leong

Genesis Leong works at the Center on Disability Studies.

Photo: Trip Rems

Trip Rems is a senior web developer for the Center on Disability Studies Media Center. He has over ten years of experience designing and building accessible websites for federally-funded grant projects at CDS.