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Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Section 504

Section 504 prohibits discrimination based on disability in federally funded and federally conducted programs or activities in the United States. More information on section 504 is available on the U.S. Department of Labor's website.

 

 

Section 508 (1194.22)

 On January 18, 2017, the U.S. Access Board published a final rule updating accessibility requirements for information and communication technology (ICT) covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and Section 255 of the Communications Act. The U.S. General Services Administration provides additional information about Section 508 on their website.

The Director of the ADA Compliance Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with Section 508 and Web-based Intranet and Internet Information and Applications (1194.22) guidelines developed by World Wide Web Consortium (W3C.)