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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Edition: [Archived version].
  • Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : [U.S. General Services Administration]
  • Distributor: [Washington, D.C.] : Government Publishing Office, 2015-

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General Note: The content is made available by the U.S. Government Publishing Office in accordance with Title 44 of the US Code.
Digital collection: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive.
"Section 508 requires that Federal agencies' electronic and information technology is accessible to people with disabilities. ... Using this web site, Federal employees and the public can access resources for understanding and implementing the requirements of Section 508"--About us file.
Summary, etc.: Public Law 105-220, the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, amended section 508 of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to include accessibility requirements for electronic and information technology to accommodate people with disabilities. Coverage on this site includes: Laws and regulations; Federal and State policies for Section 508 mandates; identification of Section 508 coordinators within Federal agencies; an Accessibility Best Practices Library; and Section 508 blog. Includes http://www.buyaccessible.gov/, a web site for Section 508 procurement assistance.
Source of Description Note: Description based on: archived web page captured Jul 15, 2015; title from title screen (viewed Nov. 9, 2015).
Subject: United States. Workforce Investment Act of 1998.
Self-help devices for people with disabilities > Law and legislation > United States.
Information technology > Law and legislation > United States.
People with disabilities > Services for > United States.
Accessible Web sites for people with disabilities > United States.
Civil service > Training of > United States.
Communication policy > United States.
Technology and state > United States.
United States > Information technology > Standards.

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