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Section 508 Remediation Services

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Ensuring that your software and artifacts are accessible to everyone – including people with disabilities – is not just a moral imperative but a legal one. At TestPros, we specialize in providing top-tier remediation services, ensuring that your digital products, content, and services are compliant with the accessibility standards set by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.

Software Remediation Services

Our team of experts is adept at ensuring that your software meets Section 508 and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) standards. With a deep understanding of the intricacies involved, we ensure that your software is not only compliant but also user-friendly for people with disabilities.

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Software Products

Whether it’s web applications, desktop software, or SaaS products, our team is equipped to handle remediation for a wide range of products. We delve deep into the product’s architecture, ensuring that every feature, from user interfaces to backend processes, aligns with accessibility standards. This includes:

  • Screen Reader Optimization: Making sure your software is compatible with screen readers, ensuring a seamless experience for visually impaired users.
  • Alt Text Implementation: Providing meaningful alternative text for images and other non-text content, making it accessible to all.

Completed test results are provided, along with a VPAT certification.


Beyond mere compliance, we prioritize usability. It’s not enough for software and web content to simply meet standards; they must also offer an intuitive and user-friendly experience for all, including those with disabilities. We conduct thorough usability testing to ensure that the end-users find the software or web content easy to navigate and understand.

  • Voice Command Integration: Optimizing software for voice-activated controls, benefiting users with mobility impairments.
  • Keyboard Navigation Enhancement: Ensuring that all functionalities of your software can be accessed using just the keyboard, benefiting those who can’t use a mouse.
  • Mobile Device Accessibility

    In today’s mobile-centric world, ensuring that your software and web content are optimized for mobile devices is paramount. We ensure that your applications and content are fully accessible on smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. This includes:

    • Touchscreen Optimization: Making sure interactive elements are easily tappable and that there’s adequate spacing to prevent click errors.
    • Dynamic Content Adjustment: Ensuring that content resizes and reflows effectively on different screen sizes and orientations.
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    Document Remediation Services

    PDF Documents

    PDFs are a widely used format, but they often fall short when it comes to accessibility. Our team ensures that your PDF documents are not only compliant with 508 standards but also optimized for the best user experience. This includes:

    • Ensuring readable text for screen readers.
    • Properly tagged images and tables.
    • Logical reading order and navigation.

    Completed test results are provided, along with a VPAT certification.

    Microsoft Documents

    Whether it’s Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or other Microsoft document types, we ensure that they are fully compliant with Section 508 standards. Our remediation services include:

    • Implementing meaningful alt text.
    • Ensuring proper heading structures.
    • Optimizing tables and charts for accessibility.

    Completed test results are provided, along with a VPAT certification.

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    Media Remediation Services

    Video Captioning

    Captions are more than just text; they allow the deaf and hard of hearing to fully grasp your video’s message. TestPros guarantees accurate and synchronized captions that resonate with the audio.

    Learn more about our Video Captioning Services

    Audio Description

    For the visually impaired, understanding visual cues in videos can be tough. Our audio descriptions narrate these cues, ensuring a comprehensive viewing experience.

    Learn more about our Audio Description Services

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    Website Remediation Services

    Accessibility Audits

    We meticulously assess your website, identifying and addressing accessibility barriers using both automated tools and manual evaluations.


    Our team collaborates with yours to rectify identified issues, from color contrasts to keyboard-accessible elements.

    Continuous Monitoring

    As your site evolves, TestPros provides ongoing checks to maintain its accessibility standards.

    Why Choose TestPros for 508 Remediation Services?

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    Experience: With more than 30 years in the industry, we’ve honed our skills and methodologies to provide top-notch services.

    Expertise: Our team is well-versed with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other accessibility standards, ensuring that you get nothing but the best.

    Authoritativeness: As an independent audit firm, we’ve worked with organizations of all sizes, helping them comply with government contracts and requirements.

    Trustworthiness: Our commitment to excellence and integrity has earned us the trust of our clients. We only use 508 Trusted Testers.

    DHS 508 Trusted Testers

    To meet Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requirements, we employ certified DHS Trusted Testers to perform Section 508 testing.

    The DHS Trusted Tester Certification requires testers to pass an initial screening test to demonstrate experience with the standard. Testers must also attend classes and pass a rigorous exam to demonstrate their competence.

    Our detailed process includes guidance from other federal agencies for both application and document compliance reviews.

    DHS OAST recommends free, open-source tools for their “Trusted Tester” program. You can check them out at no cost here.

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    Ensuring Compliance with Government Contracts and Requirements

    Government contracts often require strict adherence to accessibility standards. Our services ensure that your organization not only meets these standards but exceeds them, ensuring that you’re always in compliance and avoiding potential legal complications.

    Learn How Your ICT Can Meet Accessibility Requirements

    TestPros can help your business assess its compliance risks and develop a remediation strategy. Our team of accessibility experts has over 30 years of experience testing and evaluating products for compliance with Section 508 standards. Contact our team to learn how we can help your organization comply with Section 508 guidelines.


    Most frequent questions and answers

    Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities.

    For a more detailed description of Section 508, read our article.

    Document remediation ensures that all users, regardless of their abilities, can access, read, and understand the content. This is crucial for inclusivity and legal compliance.

    Being “508 compliant” means that a product, website, or document meets the accessibility standards set by Section 508, ensuring it’s usable by people with disabilities.

    Yes, we work with custom and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software source code.

    We will directly apply the fixes for your application to be brought into conformity with desired standards.

    Ready to Take the Next Step?

    Our team is happy to answer your questions and help make your next project successful. Contact us today and we will be in touch as soon as possible. 

    Certified & Independent

    TestPros is a successful and growing business, established in 1988 to provide Information Technology (IT) support services to a wide range of commercial and U.S. Federal, State, and Local Government customers. Our services are based on trust, quality, efficiency, and innovation to drive the mission of our various federal and commercial customers. Furthermore, TestPros has been independently audited or appraised and is proud to hold the following company credentails:

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    ISO 9001 Certified Company
    ISO 20000-1 Certified Company
    ISO 27001 Certified Company