Do you currently develop or have an interest in developing electronic learning (eLearning) or other Web application products? If so, Section 508 provides free online courses on Section 508 compliance rules, which require electronic and information technologies to be accessible to users with disabilities. Learn more about Section 508 at http://www.section508.gov/.
These courses were designed specifically for eLearning and Web applications, but can be of value to people in other settings, including other Federal agencies, companies and academia. Content is updated regularly to incorporate new technology advances and new methods of providing comparable access.
eLearning courses currently available include:
Please note that training modules are updated regularly and that the existing materials may reference VA internal office titles that have changed or been updated since materials were developed. For more information, contact Section 508 Support.
The 508 XPress, produced by the Section 508 Support Office is a quarterly communication that focuses on 508 news, accessibility tips, and remediation strategies for common violations. Innovative uses of electronic information and technology that successfully incorporate the Section 508 requirements are also highlighted.
Review the Section 508 Support compliance checklists
Our Section 508 Office partners with eLearning project teams within or under contract to the Department of Veterans Affairs and can provide you additional resources and assistance.