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HHS 508 Lab

The Digital Communications Division has assembled a 508 Lab with a collection of assistive and evaluative technologies for use by OpDivs and StaffDivs.

 

Accessible PDF filesAccessible PDF files- Adobe Professional XI Exit icon disclaimer

  • Remediate existing or create new accessible PDFs and forms
  • Check accessibility, edit tags and reading order for complex page layouts or unusual page elements

 


Section 508 PDF Plug-InSection 508 PDF Plug-In- Commonlook Exit icon disclaimer

  • Step-by-step guide through evaluation and repair of PDF files according to Section 508 standards.
  • Simplify evaluation of forms and tagging tables

 


Screen ReadersScreen Readers- Jaws Exit icon disclaimer and Window Eyes Exit icon disclaimer

  • Test web pages and files with a screen reader for accessibility for people with visual disabilities

 

 


Voice Recognition ProgramVoice Recognition Program- Dragon Naturally Speaking Exit icon disclaimer

  • Test web pages and files for accessibility for people with dexterity disabilities by using voice to browse Web pages and edit forms

 

 


Contact Anthony Prematta in DCD at (202) 708-0101 to schedule a time to use the lab.  Please indicate which software you are interested in using and if you would like a tutorial.


Content created by Assist. Sec./Public Affairs - Digital Communications Division
Content last reviewed on June 9, 2015