GSA Government-wide Section 508 Accessibility Program

Build: Developing Accessible ICT

Agencies are responsible to ensure Section 508 compliance for ICT that they create. This has traditionally meant web and software development. However, with the new Section 508 Standard this can include anyone that creates or modifies electronic content including electronic documents, presentations, postings on social media, blogs, and even emails. Understand the role and responsibilities of a creator of ICT in the federal government, and look below for resources to help.

Electronic Documents

Compilation of federal guidance, checklists, and testing information for creating and maintaining accessible documents in various popular electronic formats, including Word, PDF, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Web Pages

Common accessibility issues on web sites with guidance, techniques, and resources to help fix them.

Video and Social Media

Compilation of federal guidance for accessibility issues with video, multimedia, and social media including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other social media tools.