How to Use This Tool
- Use this tool to learn more about EIT Standards and Section 508 compliance.
Tips on Using This Tool
- Use this tool to learn more about the EIT Standards and Section 508 Compliance.
- The BuyAccessible Wizard supports decisions about Section 508 relevance and can help determine if Section 508 applies.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Section 508 Compliance?
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. § 794 (d)) was enacted to require Federal agencies make their electronic and information technology (EIT) accessible to people with disabilities. For more information regarding 508 compliance please go to http://www.section508.gov/
Are all items under CIO-CS 508 compliant?
Because items offered under CIO-CS span the entire scope of IT commodities and value added services, many may not be subject to Section 508 of the Rehabilitations Act of 1973. However, if the customer agency requires IT products that are subject to Section 508, this requirement should be included in the delivery order. Article H.8 provides the applicable provision to be used by HHS customers. Non HHS ordering activities can add their specific provisions or use the HHS provision as a template in applicable delivery orders.