Abt Associates: Bold thinkers driving real-world impact
Abt Associates understands the importance of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (as amended by the Workforce Investment Act of 1998); we are sensitive to the need for the federal government to make its information accessible to all, including those with disabilities. Our trained and knowledgeable staff ensure that product deliverables meet Section 508 specifications to be accessible to people with disabilities, while maintaining the highest quality design standards. Abt Associates will provide comprehensive support to help clients fully comply with Section 508. Our staff provides expertise in Section 508 compliance, as well as compliance with the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. In addition, they are experienced with the various types of commercial software and web-based accessibility compliance tools and validators.
Abt typically produces several categories of electronic and information technology (EIT) deliverables that are required to meet Section 508 compliance guidelines:
Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.