Imagine you’ve either put or intend to put some content out on the net. Under normal circumstances, anyone with who is visually impaired will not be able to be able to read your content. Also, there might be people who either lack hands or due to accident or disease, cannot use them. Such people too will have difficulty accessing your content.
Now, if your content is 508 Compliant, the user can have your content read out to them. Microsoft Word and other apps (generic term “Screen Readers”), available online can read the content provided it is 508 Compliant. Also, if the content you are uploading is meant for or is being uploaded on behalf of the United States Government, than you are legally required to ensure content is 508 compliant… Read more »