AMRDEC is in the process of upgrading our Web sites and applications to be compliant with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998 for the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to make our web sites and applications accessible to everyone. Please note that 'external links' are not supported by this organization and no control exists over the external site's Section 508 compliancy. If you encounter problems in accessing our web application, please e-mail describing what problems you encountered. This will help us to serve you better and contribute to our prioritization of the workload in achieving Section 508 compliance. Thank you for your assistance in this matter.
Adobe File Reader and PDF Information
Adobe's pdf is used for some files on this site. You may download a free pdf viewer that includes support for screen readers (Accessibility) via the Microsoft Active Access API (MSAA) from Adobe at the Adobe Reader Download Site.
Since 1997, Adobe has offered web-based services at Adobe's Access Home Page that enable sight-impaired users to convert Adobe PDF files into formats, including HTML and plain text, that screen readers can understand. Adobe has also developed a plug-in for Acrobat for windows that provides similar functionality on a user's local system. Additional Adobe free tools are available to assist visually impaired users at Adobe Access Tools Page.
Adobe Flash Player and Accessibility
Adobe Flash Player is used for some files on this site. You may download a free Flash Player from Adobe.
Adobe Flash CS3 Professional software allows designers and developers to meet all of the design requirements set forth in Section 508. For example, features that are built into the product today — such as support for Microsoft Active Accessibility (MSAA), content magnification, mouse-free navigation, sound synchronization, and custom color palettes — can help designers and developers deliver accessible web content through rich media. Individuals who use assistive technologies such as screen readers will now be able to access Flash content with support for MSAA built into Adobe Flash Player 9.
More information can be found at Adobe Flash CS3 accessibiilty FAQ.