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November 6, 2018 - In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), GSA hosted the Federal Interagency Accessibility Forum (IAAF) to celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities, and educate people about the value of a workforce inclusive of all skills and talents.

September 25, 2018 - The federal government strives to deliver a level of service comparable to that of the best private sector organizations. As more government services move online, we have a responsibility to ensure equal access to services, particularly for people living with a disability.

September 25, 2018 - Federal employees (and contractors with a government email address) are invited to participate in the 2018 Interagency Accessibility Forum (IAAF) on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, in Washington, DC. 

August 29, 2018 - A first-hand account of the consequences of inaccessibility.

August 7, 2018 - The federal government is changing how we approach design, development and user experience, and collaborating to promote a unified message about IT design and accessibility.

July 31, 2018 - You've likely heard the terms "compliance" and "conformance" when people talk about IT accessibility. What's the difference?

July 10, 2018 - Accessibility is a crucial part of government product design. 

June 15, 2018 - The newly redesigned Section508.gov website launched on June 1, 2018. To kick off our post-launch user testing, we invited several members of the Accessibility Community to participate in a focus group.

June 1, 2018 - The newly redesigned Section508.gov website is now live! We analyzed site usage and search data, as well as feedback from our user testing initiative, to develop the new look & feel.

May 17, 2018 - Global Accessibility Awareness Day, which we celebrate this year on May 17, is an annual celebration and reminder of how products, services and environments are accessible to people with disabilities.