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Disclaimer: FHWA is committed to making its Information and Communication Technology (ICT) accessible by meeting the requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The tools, resources, criteria and other items provided herein are for internal use by FHWA for ICT it procures, develops, maintains, and utilizes. The U.S. Government assumes no liability for the use by third parties of the information contained in this website. The U.S. Government does not endorse products or manufacturers. Trademarks or manufacturers' names appear on this website only because they are considered essential to the objective of the information.

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Section 508 Training and Resources

GSA Training

  • Section 508 Awareness - What is a Section 508 Program? This course provides an overview of federal agency 508 programs, and how they help agencies deliver accessible technology products and services to employees and the public.
  • Accessibility of ICT: An Overview for Government Executives - High-level overview of the Revised 508 Standards. Explains roles and responsibilities of Federal government executives, including agency heads, CIOs and CAOs, and Section 508 Program Managers.
  • Section 508: What is It and Why is It Important to You? - Introduction to Section 508 and Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Explains what Section 508 is and why it's important, how Section 508 conformance can make ICT more accessible, reviews job-related responsibilities for meeting Section 508 standards, offers resources to help you meet your Section 508 responsibilities.
  • Micro-Purchases and Section 508 Requirements - How to make micro-purchases that conform with the Revised 508 Standards, including how the requirements apply to micro-purchases of hardware, software, and other ICT.
  • Procuring Section 508 Conformant ICT Products and Services - Basic overview of the Federal acquisition process with regard to procuring ICT products and services that conform to Section 508.
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