Reference Sites for Section 508 (Information Technology)

DOI Section 508 Evaluation Templates - 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. - The General Services Administration was responsible for educating Federal employees and building an infrastructure to support Section 508 implementation.  This website provides Federal employees and the public access to resources for understanding and implementing the requirements of Section 508.

BuyAccessibe - The BuyAccessible system provides standard processes and tools to support government-wide compliance with Section 508.  The BuyAccessible Wizard assists with the purchase of electronic and information technology products and services.

Access Board - The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (The Access Board), in consultation with other government agencies and private organizations, was responsible for developingstandards for complying with Section 508. - Federal government website for comprehensive information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide. - Government's official web portal for the public find U.S. government information and services on the Web.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 - Provides recommendations for making Web content accessible.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) - In coordination with organizations around the world, WAI pursues accessibility of the Web through five primary areas of work: technology, guidelines, tools, education and outreach, and research and development.

Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program - A Department of Defense program that provides assistive technology, devices and support services to Federal agencies that have a partnership agreement with CAP.

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