Section 508

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Popular federal websites riddled with accessibility flaws

Some of the most popular agency websites aren’t well-suited for the disabled community, despite federal requirements for maintaining web accessibility…

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New federal website design standards emphasize ‘continuous improvement’

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OMB lays out 11 goals to give Section 508 some punch

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Agencies’ Section 508 compliance mixed, survey finds

The survey found lack of resources, awareness
and training were the most common
challenges in complying with Section 508.
Fifteen percent of agency…

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Agencies employ 2.9 percent of people with disabilities

A new Bureau of Labor Statistics report provides the latest information on how the federal government compares with other industry in hiring persons with…

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How to make transparency accessible to everyone

How well are agencies complying with federal requirements for accessibility, including access to Web sites and other information technology? We ask Kareem Dale, Associate Director, White House Office of Public Engagement & Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy.

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