Section 508

Subject: Section 508
From: Tothscribe -at- aol -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2001 09:48:07 EDT

I'm pulling together justifications for taking Section 508 training on the company's tab. For the web part of my work, it's an easy sell - "508's the law. You don't have any 508 experts on the web development staff."

But I'm a little unsure how to claim accessibility also impacts the classic technical writing (read: writing documentation) side of my job.

So the general question is, how have accessibility issues and/or Section 508 impacted you? Are there any sweeping statements I can make about accessibility and technical writing to defend my request to get the EASI/University of Southern Maine certificate?

Nea

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