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Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act: 
Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Standards 

Technical Assistance to Ensure Successful Implementation

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires access to electronic and information technology procured by Federal agencies.  The Access Board developed accessibility standards for the various technologies covered by the law.  These standards have been folded into the Federal government's procurement regulations.

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Section 508

The Standards

Technical Assistance


Press Releases

For questions or additional information about the 508 Standards, contact the Board:

phone: (800) 872-2253 (voice) or (800) 993-2822 (TTY), weekdays 10 - 5:30 EST (Wed. 10 - 2)
fax: (202) 272-0081
  Office of Technical and Information Services;1331 F Street, NW, Suite 1000; Washington, DC 20004-1111