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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. We share successful practices and information, and engage advocacy groups, industry, and academia around innovative solutions for accessible technology.

Who Can Join?

All federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial government employees and contractors are eligible to join our communities. You must use your official government email account, in most cases a .gov or .mil account.

How to Subscribe

Email the Government-wide IT Accessibility Team at with your request to join the 508 listserv.

Community Management

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 Conduct

The Communities of Practice are hosted by, a service of the Technology Transformation Services (TTS) within the General Services Administration (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 CoP, follow Community Guidelines.

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