Standards issued by the Board under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act cover access to electronic and information technology procured by Federal agencies. These standards are part of the Federal government’s procurement regulations. The Board is conducting a joint update of these standards and its guidelines for telecommunications products.
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Public Hearings on the Draft ICT Rule
The Board is holding public hearings on the draft ICT rule. Registration is not required, but those who wish to provide comments are encouraged to contact Kathy Johnson: email@example.com, (202) 272-0041 (voice), or (202) 272-0065 (TTY).
January 11, 9:00 – Noon (Washington, DC)
For questions or additional information about the 508 Standards, contact the Access Board:
|phone:||800-872-2253 (voice) or 800-993-2822 (TTY)|
|mail:||Office of Technical and Information Services, 1331 F Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004-1111|
Many Federal agencies have designated Section 508 coordinators who can provide guidance on Section 508 and its implementation and who can be reached through the Section508.gov web site.