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Technology Advisory Committee to update regulations

Tim Creagan of the Access Board said in a letter to Telecommunications and Electronic and Information Technology Advisory Committee members yesterday that the “Access Board voted to release a second draft of the ICT rule near the end of September 2011.”

Sections 255 and 508 regulate accessibility standards for electronic and information technologies, created by the U.S. Access Board.

The current regulations can be found here and to read more about the subject read Peter Korn’s blog post: The next step in the Section 508/255 Refresh, and Oracle’s public comments.

 

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Great (and free) online sources for web accessibility

Jitendra suggests six sites that should be on every web developers accessibility bookmark tab:

All excellent resources by great writers. I would add few more resources:

Six HTML WG Working Drafts published

Six working drafts for HTML have been posted. The HTML work groups have posted the drafts as HTML5 moves closer to reality.

This specification defines the 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web: the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). In this version, new features are introduced to help Web application authors, new elements are introduced based on research into prevailing authoring practices, and special attention has been given to defining clear conformance criteria for user agents in an effort to improve interoperability.

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