Section 508

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For federal accessibility managers, adding ‘A’ to new DEIA initiative is a welcome change

A recent executive order forces all of government to consider how the federal work environment — from the digital tools agencies use to the physical…

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Popular federal websites riddled with accessibility flaws

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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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Federal Drive Interviews — Jan. 28, 2013

Eric Green of NIH talks about his agency’s search for a top data scientist. Dr. Elizabeth Stanley of Georgetown University discusses a new meditation program…

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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 disabilities. The report comes as the White House and the Labor Department are pressing agencies and contractors to hire more persons with disabilities. New recruitment and hiring strategies are due in September.

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