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Section 508 Blog - Voices From the Front Line

Read the full Section 508 Blog at Buyaccessible.gov
To read the full Section 508 Blog...conversations about Section 508, bookmark http://www.buyaccessible.gov/blog
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Announcing the Beta Version of www.BuyAccessible.gov
We are excited to announce the new redesigned www.BuyAccessible.gov website.
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New Video & Multimedia Accessibility Guide
The Video and Multimedia Accessibility Guide, which covers captioning, audio-description, and accessible multimedia players, is available on HowTo.gov.
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The BuyAccessible Wizard

The www.BuyAccessible.gov website is intended to be a source for a variety of Federal government stakeholders to easily find guidance, tools, and resources to help with their Section 508 due diligence for EIT procurements. Some examples of things you will find on the new website are:

  • Tools and guidance to include: The BuyAccessible Wizard, the Quick Links, the Quick Reference Guide, and the BuyAccessible Glossary
  • Tabs at the top of the screen guiding you to Stakeholder driven pages for information on roles and responsibilities (e.g. Buyer, Coordinator, Contracting, Executive, Developer/Tester, and IT Vendor)
  • Activity driven guidance, tools, and resources for Section 508 related tasks in the “What would you like to do today?” section on the left of the screen (e.g. Determine how Section 508 applies, Develop Solicitation Language, Conduct Market Research, Conduct a Micro-Purchase, Review Solicitation Assessment Data , etc).
  • The Section 508 blog – A place where you can discuss Section 508 related topics with your peers.
  • The Vendor Accessibility Resource Center (VARC) – an alphabetical listing of EIT company websites with links to their products or services accessibility information.
  • Information on GSA’s Section 508 Solicitation Assessments and the Evaluation Scenarios
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