The Accessibility Compliance Management System (ACMS) is a fully accessible web based software application designed to track Section 508 Program Office activities and compliance for all Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Components. The system was custom built for the DHS Office of Accessible Systems & Technology (OAST), which provides governance and oversight for DHS accessibility programs.
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New Editions supports the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Accessible Systems & Technology’s (OAST) Trusted Tester Certification program. The program increases the capability and capacity of the DHS workforce and other federal agencies to support the Federal government’s mission to comply with Section 508. Under the contract, our Senior Section 508 Trusted Testers deliver rigorous, instructor-led courses on a formalized website and applications testing methodology, known as DHS Section 508 Compliance Test Process for Applications, to section 508 testers.
The PowerPoint Template was developed for the DHS Office of Accessible Systems and Technology to ensure consistency in appearance and branding when creating PowerPoint presentation used by the office.
The OAST Calendar was developed for the DHS Office of Accessible Systems and Technology as part of its comprehensive marketing plan. The calendar which featured significant dates in history related to disability legislation or major events was used at disability related events to promote the OAST message and services.
The OAST Strategic plan was developed by New Editions in conjunction with OAST’s senior leadership to convey the strategic direction of the newly formed office to its customers and stakeholders. This five year plan describes the alignment of OAST priorities and activities with its mission, vision, goals, and strategies.
OAST Fact Sheets are flyers that inform DHS employees of the Section 508 and accessibility trainings offered by OAST. These fact sheets were developed as part of the OAST training outreach program developed by New Editions.
The OAST Brochure tabs fit within the pocket of the OAST brochure to provide more detailed information about OAST services, including Training, Governance and Compliance, and the DHS Accessibility Help Desk suite of services.
The OAST Brochure was created as part of a comprehensive marketing campaign to provide information to DHS employees on the newly formed DHS Office of Accessible Systems and Technology. The brochure provides information on OAST’s mission as well as a general overview of the office and its programs.
New Editions provides Section 508 support to the US Coast Guard web team (CG633) to assess sites for Section 508 compliance. Information Communication Technology (ICT) products are vital to Coast Guard operations’ and the Coast Guard is dependent on the Internet to communicate and distribute critical information. We assess the Coast Guard's public facing websites for accessibility and assist with remediation of sites that are not compliant. We also assess documents for accessibility and provide remediation assistance for non-accessible documents.
New Editions provides technical support to the OAST in addressing the accessibility of electronic and information technology (EIT) under Section 508, as well as its accommodation responsibilities under Sections 501/504.