The U.S. Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs conducted by Federal agencies, in programs receiving Federal financial assistance, in Federal employment, and in the employment practices of Federal contractors. The standards for determining employment discrimination under the Rehabilitation Act are the same as those used in title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1973_Rehabilitation_Act
ARTDM 171, Week 15: Accessibility and SEO
Timeline December 1 8 15 24 17 10 3 27 20 13 6 29 November October Last day of class Present revisions Present final projects (two days) Page production (add content and images) Site development (html coding) Design Strategy Usability Testing
Section 508 was enacted to eliminate barriers in information technology, to make available new opportunities for people with disabilities, and to encourage development of technologies that will help achieve these goals.