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Resources for understanding and implementing Section 508

Section508 Policies

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Section 508 requires that Federal Departments/Agencies’ Electronic and Information Technology (EIT) is accessible to people with disabilities. GSA has been charged with the task of educating federal employees and building the infrastructure necessary to support Section 508 implementation. Using this web site, federal employees and the public can access resources for understanding and implementing the requirements of Section 508 as they apply to the development, procurement, maintenance, or use of EIT products and services, including software applications and operating systems, web-based internet and intranet information systems, telecommunications products, video and multimedia products, self-contained closed products and desktop and portable computers. For more information on the Section 508 law and how it applies to you, contact

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Federal Agency Policy and Guidance on Section 508

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