Section 508 resource page
This page will hopefully assist others in implementing a successful section 508 strategy. An general overview of section 508 is provided by the popular press overviews. More details are provided in the information about section 508 links. Tools for validation are provided. We are also including a section that details our sites experiences with 508 compliance.
Information about Section 508
The Access Board, United States Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
Other Sources of Information about Section 508
Department of Justice, Section 508 Home Page
GSA, Center for IT Accommodation (CITA)
USDA, Office of the Chief Information Officer
USDA, TARGET (Technology Accessible Resources Gives Employment Today) Center Home Page
Popular Press Overviews
'Handicapped access' hits the Web, ZDNet: News
W3C HTML Validation Service
WDG HTML Validator
We are using Microsoft Front Page 2000 (FP2000) as our major resource for WWW development. FP2000 saves by default without a DOCTYPE tag. Therefore it appears that one will not be able to pass a HTML 4 validation without some hand coding.