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Section 508 IT Accessibility Community

Welcome to the Section 508 IT Accessibility Community (SEC508ITAC). This community consists of U.S. government professionals who work to enhance access to federal information technology (IT). We identify and promote best practices for compliance with Section 508 law and conformance to the Revised 508 Standards, both of which are shown below. We share successful practices and information and engage advocacy groups, industry, and academia around innovative solutions for accessible technology.

Join the Community LISTSERV

All federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial government employees and contractors are eligible to join our community LISTSERV. You must use your official government email account, in most cases a .gov or .mil account. Send your requests to join the LISTSERV by using your official government email account to email the Government-wide IT Accessibility Team at

Subscribe to Our Email Newsletters

All digital accessibility practitioners are welcome to subscribe to our following newsletters:

  • Accessibility Bytes: Quick tips you can use to improve the accessibility of the information, communications, and technology you create for federal employees and the public.

  • Digital Accessibility Newsletter: A bi-monthly newsletter from our team sharing announcements, news, online resource updates, and upcoming events designed to help you improve the accessibility of the information, communications, and technology created for federal employees and the public.

Subscribe, manage or unsubscribe from Accessibility Bytes and the Digital Accessibility Newsletter by visiting GSA Email Updates.

Community Management

This community is managed by the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Government-wide IT Accessibility Team, which supports Section 508 Program Managers, content creators, web developers, procurement professionals, Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and other agency executives, and others working to buy and build accessible IT through universal design principles, procurement best practices and digital product development.

Community Conduct

The Communities of Practice are hosted by, a service of the Technology Transformation Services (TTS) within GSA. GSA is a federal agency subject to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and must comply with requests for records made under FOIA. As a result, all communications made on this Communities of Practice LISTSERV are subject to release under FOIA.

When participating in this SEC508ITAC, follow Community Guidelines.

Reviewed/Updated: May 2024

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