by Sherrian Finneran - October 26, 2011
Since 1998, when Congress amended the Rehabilitation Act, all federal agencies, including the Department of Defense, are required to make electronic and information technology (E&IT) accessible to individuals with disabilities. The law applies to all federal agencies when they develop, procure, maintain, or use electronic and information technology.
October 19, 2011
President Obama declared October 2011 as National Disability Employment Awareness Month. During this month, the skills that people with disabilities bring to the workforce are recognized, and the federal government rededicates itself to improving employment opportunities in both the public and private sectors for those living with disabilities.
by Sherrian Finneran - May 17, 2011
Section 508: Why Comply?
It's the law! Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, as amended by the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, requires federal departments and agencies to ensure that electronic and information technology (E&IT) developed, procured, maintained, or used provides: (1) individuals with disabilities, who are federal employees, comparable access to and use of information and data that is available to ...