GSA Government-wide Section 508 Accessibility Program

Learn About Section 508 Requirements and Responsibilities

Review Section 508 law and other related laws, explore the associated Section 508 EIT accessibility standards, and understand their implementation in Federal Acquisition Regulation. Learn about agency roles and responsibilities under Section 508, and review what federal agencies share on Section 508 implementation.

Section 508: The Law

Learn about Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended in 1998 (29 U.S.C. § 794 (d)), and the broader context of other related accessibility laws and policy.

Section 508 Standards

Learn about the U.S. Access Board standards for Electronic and Information Technology (EIT), published for incorporation into federal procurement regulations.

Acquisition Regulation

Learn how the Section 508 Standards are part of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and how the agency acquisition process is affected by Section 508.

Roles and Responsibilities

Learn about individual roles within federal agencies and their responsibilities for Section 508 implementation.

Agency Shared Guidance

Learn about guidance produced by agencies on Section 508 implementation.

Accessible Meetings

Guidance on hosting accessible meetings, conferences, and general disability etiquette.