IT Accessibility Program Management

Learn how to manage a Federal agency IT Accessibility Program, comply with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, and conform to the Revised 508 Standards.

Overview

Who Does What

To be successful, you’ll need to clearly define roles and responsibilities.

Assessing User Needs

Practice universal design and build organizational support to deliver accessible products and services.

Policy Compliance and Reporting

Federal agencies are required to follow Section 508 and related laws and policies, to ensure government information and services are accessible to all. In addition, agency IT Accessibility Program Managers (508 Coordinators) and CIOs must report to OMB twice per year on program maturity.

 

Reviewed/Updated: August 2018