Accessibility compliance: The new 508 Refresh & What Managers need to know


"1 out of every 3 households in America interacts regularly with a person with a disability". –US Social Security Administration

This webinar dives into Web and App Accessibility with regard to compliance, gaining accessibility feedback and building a program to improve Accessibility throughout your organization. 

>>This webinar includes important new updates to Section 508 ('the 508 Refresh') of the ADA now law from January18th, 2018.

Accessibility refers to standards and legislative guidelines for optimizing digital products with open access for persons with disabilities. Section 508 (of the ADA Rehabilitation Act) and WCAG 2.0 (from W3C) are the most common guidelines in the United States.  Accessibility Testing includes evaluating a website or app with target end-user with disabilities, in order to gain real-world validation and practical feedback on the state of accessibility. 

In this webinar, we will discuss what good Accessibility looks like both for users with disabilities as well as for teams working on accessibility for the software they develop. We will cover how to nurture and improve your accessibility program or new efforts with Accessibility improvement. 


  1. Accessibility and the state of section 508/ WCAG 2.0 + 508 REFRESH updates
  2. Types of Access Technology/ Disabilities 
  3. Building Accessibility leadership internally
  4. Getting the most out of ARIA with HTML5
  5. Managing Accessibility- quality process map   
  6. Q&A 



What You Get: 

What You Get:

  1. Unlimited Archive Access
  2. PDF Notes (PPT)
  3. Access to Trainer with any questions

By the end of this UX training you will:

  • Gain insight into Accessibility
  • Learn how compliance should be approached with Section 508/ WCAG 2.0
  • Learn how to approach and accessibility effort in your organization

Frank Spillers, MS (CEO, Founder & CXO)

Frank Spillers is a distinguished speaker, author, and internationally respected Senior UX practitioner and UX Master Trainer. He is a world expert in improving the design and user experience of products, services, and experiences across numerous industries and applications. A recognized leader in the field, Frank has successfully applied 22 years of advanced knowledge of UX and Human-Centered Design methodology in Fortune 500, non-profits, and corporate environments globally.

A recognized subject matter expert by the U.S. Department of Labor, Frank has developed new UX techniques for understanding user needs, assessing user experience, and conducting rapid design prototyping. Recently, he has contributed ground-breaking research on the impact of design and emotion. His current work has been profiled in leading industry publications including The Handbook of Task Analysis for Human-Computer Interaction, MarketingSherpa's Landing Page Handbook, and the book-- The Persona Lifecycle.

Before founding Experience Dynamics in 2001, Frank managed usability consulting for WebCriteria (now IBM Analytics) and worked with students of Dr. Donald Norman (the grandfather of Human-Centered Design) at Intuitive Design, a San Diego-based User-Centered Design consultancy. His current clients include Microsoft, Intel, IBM, Logitech, GE, Hewlett-Packard, KeyBank, Four Seasons, Chase,, and He has trained over 70,000 UX designers globally and continues to teach through his mentoring group:

Frank received his Master's in Cognitive Science (MS) from Birmingham University, UK in the user experience of virtual reality with an emphasis on collaborative virtual environments.

Email Frank

Who’s Attending our Training?

American Airlines
American Express
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Business Objects
Calvin Klein
Capital Group Companies
Capital One
Drexel University
EMC Corp
GE Healthcare
Geico Insurance
Hartford Insurance
Hilton Hotels
Hitachi Consulting
Home Depot
John Deere
Mentor Graphics
Providence Health System
Research In Motion
State Farm Insurance
State of Michigan
State of New York
Sun Microsystems
Tulalip Tribes
US Bank

Satisfaction Guarantee

We want you to be completely satisfied with our trainings and to be rewarded by each investment you make with us. Your satisfaction is ensured with our 365 day money back guarantee. If you are not completely happy with a training you purchase, you have the privilege of qualifying for a full refund, credit or replacement of the initial amount for a period of 365 days after the date of purchase.

Others Who Attend Say...

“The "hands-on" material was great. Frank provided us with tools to empower us regarding usability. I see myself using the information I learned on all future projects. Frank was very knowledgeable and was particularly tuned into interesting statistical data regarding banking usability issues.”
— KeyBank