Section 508

Reference Sites for Section 508 (Information Technology)

DOI Section 508 Evaluation Templates MS Word Format - The templates will assist Federal contracting and procurement officials in fulfilling the market research requirements specified in Section 508.  The checklist allows Vendors to document how their product did or did not meet the various Section 508 Requirements.

www.section508.gov - Federal IT Accessibility Initiative - Enacted to eliminate barriers in information technology to make available new opportunities for people with disabilities and to encourage development of technologies that will help achieve these goals.

www.access-board.gov - The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (The Access Board), in consultation with other government agencies and private organizations, was responsible for developing standards for complying with Section 508.

www.DisabilityInfo.gov - An A to Z federal web portal serving all aspects of disabilities that brings information on U.S. Federal Programs, Services, and Resources to employers, Americans with Disabilities and their families.

www.firstgov.gov - Government website that provides the public with easy one-stop access to all online U.S. Federal Government resources.

http://trace.wisc.edu/archive/html_guidelines/author.htm - Unified Web Site Accessibility Guidelines Draft Copy.

http://www.w3.org/WAI - WAI, in coordination with organizations around the world, pursues accessibility of the Web through five primary areas of work: technology, guidelines, tools, education and outreach, and research and development.

http://www.dm.usda.gov/oo/target/ - Web site for the USDA Target Center.

http://www.tricare.osd.mil/cap - Department of Defense Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program web site.


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