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DHS Section 508 Compliance Test Processes

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Accessible Systems & Technology (OAST) has a mission to provide strategic direction, technical support, and training to ensure agency employees and customers with disabilities have equal access to information and data.

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. 794d), requires all federal departments and agencies to ensure that their electronic information & technology (EIT) is accessible to people with disabilities.

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Harmonized Testing Process for Section 508 Compliance: Baseline Tests for Software and Web Accessibility (ver 1.1 | Feb 2016) pdf 662.41 KB
Harmonized Testing Process for Section 508 Compliance: Baseline Tests for Software and Web Accessibility (ver 2.0.2 | Mar 2017) pdf 1.57 MB
DHS Section 508 Compliance Test Process for Applications version 3.x (Version 3.4.1 | May 2015) pdf 1.13 MB
DHS Section 508 Compliance Test Process for Applications version 4.x (Version 4 | April 2017) pdf 797.6 KB
Trusted Tester Process Update Guide (Version 4.0 | May 2017) pdf 447.88 KB
OAST SOP for ICT Review - Old/New Report Spreadsheet Conversion (Version 1.0 | August 2017) pdf 198.68 KB
Test Spreadsheet (Version 4.0 | August 2017) xlsm 183.27 KB
DHS Section 508 Compliance Test Process for iOS Mobile Applications (Version 1.0 | April 2017) pdf 1.17 MB
Resources to learn how to use built-in iOS AT (Version 1.0 | April 2017) PDF 115.7 KB
How to Report Using the HTML Mobile Testing Spreadsheet (Version 1.0 | April 2017) pdf 88 KB
Application Results Sheet ACMS iOS (Version 1.0 | April 2017) xlsm 159.36 KB
Application Results Sheet HTML iOS (Version 1.0 | April 2017) xlsm 219.26 KB
DHS Section 508 Compliance Test Process for Android Mobile Applications (Version 1.0 | September 2017) pdf 1.24 MB
Application Results Sheet HTML Android (Version 1.0 | April 2017) xlsm 222.86 KB
Application Results Sheet ACMS Android (Version 1.0 | April 2017) xlsm 163.48 KB
Resources to learn how to use Android built-in AT (December 2017) pdf 541.53 KB
TalkBack Gestures and Keystrokes (December 2017) pdf 484.03 KB
Trusted Tester Conformance Test Process - Version 5 - updated Aug 16 2019 pdf 1.55 MB
Created Date: August 11, 2015
Last Published Date: August 22, 2019
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