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Accessibility Information

Requesting Alternative Formats of Publications
On August 7, 1998, President Clinton signed the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, which included a revised version of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. This act requires federal agencies to ensure electronic and information technology used in their programs are accessible to people with disabilities.

Therefore, we are dedicated to providing alternative formats of information provided on TFHRC's Web site that are accessible to people with disabilities. For additional information or to request an alternative format, please contact the TFHRC Web Site Manager at:

When requesting an alternative format, please list the specific document(s) and the required type of alternative format (visual or auditory).

Other Resources
Adobe has free resources to help people with visual disabilities to access PDF documents. For more information, go to at:


Adobe® Acrobat ReaderAdobe Acrobat Reader Icon.
Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® software* is required to view Portable Document Format (PDF) files and can be downloaded for free from the Adobe Web site at:
Simply follow the instructions to download the program to your computer.

Adobe has free resources to help people with visual disabilities to access PDF documents. For more information, go to at:

PDF Files Tips

  • If you get a dialogue box that asks whether you want to open the file or save it to disk, choose the option to open it. The Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® will then launch to view the publication. After you have opened a PDF document in the Adobe® Acrobat® Reader®, you can then view, print, or save the document.
  • Use the scroll bar on the side of the screen to move up and down the page. Use the arrow buttons on top of the screen to move back and forth between pages.
  • To print a document, select the printer icon in the Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® browser.
  • To save a PDF document, select "Save As" under the "File" option and then select the location where you want the file saved and the name of the file.
  • If the Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® browser opens in a separate window, use the "Back" button or arrow on your Web browser to return to the original page.

*The Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® is a registered trademark of Adobe Corporation. All provisions stated in the electronic agreement license fully apply.