Section 508 Compliance: ICT (Website) Accessibility Requirements for Vendors to Win Contracts

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires federal agencies to make their technology accessible to people with disabilities. And that applies to whether they’re- they work for the federal government or not. So, specifically, Section 508 requires federal agencies to develop, procure, maintain, and use information and communications technology (ICT) that is accessible to people … Read more

Section 504 Compliance: Website Accessibility for Private Entities Who Receive Federal Assistance

Another way in which the federal government accessibility standards apply to private organizations is through Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. So let’s start with Section 508. Section 508 generally requires that federal agencies make sure their information communications technology are accessible. And so 508 also involves procurement and dealing with vendors and so vendors … Read more

Section 508 vs. 504 Compliance for Website Accessibility

The difference between section 508 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act as it relates to private entities and website accessibility is that under Section 508 if- 508 deals with contractors or vendors and the procurement process. So under 508, if you are a vendor, they’re going to evaluate your product or service based on accessibility … Read more