On the pages within this section of the website you will find resources, tools and contacts to help you in advancing the accessibility of your content. You will also find resources at the bottom in the footer section of each page.
The W3C is an international industry consortium of approximately 500 organizations.
W3C was created to establish web standards and lead the Web to its full potential by developing common protocols that promote its evolution and ensure its interoperability.
No otherwise qualified handicapped individual in the United States shall, solely by reason of his or her handicap, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.
Establishes principle of programmatic access to federally-funded programs. Does not directly address the internet, Web, or information technology, but lays foundation for accessibility to the services ("programs") of federally-funded programs.
Requires Federal agencies, or members of the public seeking information or services from a Federal agency, to use electronic and information technology that allows employees with disabilities to have access to and use of information and data that is comparable to the employees without disabilities, unless an undue burden would be imposed on the agency.
Section 508 is a procurement law covering hardware and software.