GSA Government-wide Section 508 Accessibility Program

Develop Accessible ICT

Federal government ICT developers are responsible to make ICT that is accessible. To do this you need to:

  1. Understand what Section 508 provisions apply to the the product you are making.
  2. Understand the relevant provisions and how to incorporate them into your product (resources below)

More information about the responsibilities of government ICT developers is on another page, including more resources.

Tools, Guidance, and Resources

Quick Reference Guide
Use the Quick Reference Guide to understand the Section 508 provisions and how to tell if a requirement is being met for you want to development internally.

BuyAccessible Wizard
Use the Buy Accessible Wizard to generate a Design Guide. To get a design guide for your specific product, enter the Wizard as a Guest, select a product over $3000, and proceed until you receive a Design Guide. It will contain just the list of Section 508 provisions that are relevant for your product, with explanations of each.

Improving Website Accessibility
Use this page to understand the general state of federal website accessibility and some things to consider in order to make your website more accessible.

Section 508 blog

Blog category: website accessibility