GSA Government-wide Section 508 Accessibility Program

Things to avoid in your solicitation

Here are some practices that GSA will point out as places to improve should you receive a letter from the GSA about the extent to which your FedBizOps solicitation considers Section 508.

  • Forgetting Section 508 when you are buying Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Forgetting Section 508 when you are buying services that include ICT deliverables
  • Posting your requirements in FedBizOpps in an inaccessible format
  • Not specifying appropriate technical and functional provisions
  • Not specifying provisions for Information, Documentation and Support if appropriate
  • Letting the vendor figure out how Section 508 applies