Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. § 794d)
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 508) requires all federal agencies to provide electronic and information communication (ICT) to be accessible to people with disabilities (PWD). Examples of ICT include web sites, phones, multimedia devices, and copiers. Access available to PWD must be comparable to access available to others. Standards for Section 508 compliance are developed and maintained by the U.S. Access Board. For more information or questions about support, go to www.section508.gov
For information about filing a complaint under Section 508, contact the EEO Office. To file a complaint against another agency, contact that agency’s Section 508 Coordinator found at www.section508.gov/508-coordinator-listing
Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. §§ 4151–57)
The U.S. Access Board is the federal agency responsible for enforcing the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) which requires access to facilities designed, built, altered, or leased with federal funds. Accessibility standards are located at: www.access-board.gov/guidelines-and-standards/buildings-and-sites/about-the-aba-standards
. For information about filing a complaint regarding ABA issues, contact the EEO Office.