Welcome to the IT Accessibility Community of Practice (508 CoP). 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. We share successful practices and information, and engage advocacy groups, industry, and academia around innovative solutions for accessible technology.
- Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C ß 794 (d)) (Section 508)
- Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Accessibility Standards (Revised 508 Standards)
How to Subscribe
Email the Government-wide IT Accessibility Team at firstname.lastname@example.org with your request to join the 508 listserv. You must have an official government email address (e.g., .gov or .mil) to join.
This community is managed by GSA’s Government-wide IT Accessibility Team, which supports 508 Program Managers, content creators, web developers, procurement professionals, CIOs, and others working to buy and build accessible IT, through universal design, procurement best practices, accessible design and development, and compliance with Section 508.
Community Managers: Yvette Gibson, Avis Ryan
Contact us with questions.