IT Accessibility Blog

February 1, 2018 - Why build a product that can’t be used by everyone? With the Revised 508 Standards now in effect, federal agencies have an opportunity to change the way they implement solutions and make them accessible to as many people as possible.

January 17, 2018 - The Accessibility Requirements Tool (ART) is now live. Read on to learn how the tool can help your federal agency more easily develop and procure accessible technology.

May 28, 2018 - Part two of a two-part series about Universal Design

December 13, 2017 - Part one of a two-part series about Universal Design The year is 2017. The advancement of technology, led by key players in the private sector, has introduced innovations that have made applications more accessible for people with disabilities.

December 12, 2017 - You may wonder if non-federal websites are required to comply with the Revised 508 Standards.

December 12, 2017 - The Americans with Disabilities Act, the Architectural Barriers Act, and the Rehabilitation Act collectively make the ins and outs of everyday life more accessible for people with disabilities.

November 10, 2017 - In January 2017, the U.S. Access Board published a final rule updating accessibility requirements for information and communication technology (ICT) covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

November 9, 2017 - If you’re a fan of the Buy Accessible Wizard (BAW), but wish it were easier to use, you’ll be happy to know that GSA is hard at work on a new tool which will replace the BAW.

October 13, 2017 - In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) held its fourth annual Interagency Accessibility Forum on October 13, 2017.

June 29, 2017 - Here are some updates on the Section 508 Transition Activities underway to centralize guidance, avoid duplication, and streamline the transition to the revised standards.