Accounting and Financial Reporting

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Website Accessibility


May 13, 2022

1 p.m.-2 p.m. ET

  • Field of Study: Finance
  • Credits: 1.00
  • Prerequisite: None

This course will provide a background on how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has implications for websites and digital documents. The session will also outline steps you can take to ensure conformance to standards for website accessibility (e.g., Section 508 and WCAG) and why those are applicable under the ADA.

Who Will Benefit: CFO/Finance Director, Budget Manager, Budget Analyst

Learning Objectives:
  • Become familiar with GFOA’s Best Practice, Website Posting of Financial Documents.
  • Understand ADA goals and compliance as it relates to the accessibility of documents on a government’s website.
  • Learn what is acceptable and unacceptable relating to website accessibility and financial documents.
  • Identify the specific steps to take to ensure compliance with the ADA requirements for accessibility of web content.

  • Member Price: $35.00
  • Non-member Price: $70.00