[NA-Discuss] US Government publishes new rules on accessibility
javrua at gmail.com
Tue Jan 10 13:41:16 UTC 2017
Good news. Hope the Trump Administration doesn't notice.
> On Jan 9, 2017, at 5:51 PM, Judith Hellerstein <judith at jhellerstein.com> wrote:
> This message is eligible for Automatic Cleanup! (judith at jhellerstein.com) Add cleanup rule | More info
> HI All,
> Thought I would pass this on since it deals with the new US Government rules on accessibility. This is good news.
> The new Section 508 rules on ICT and telecomms have been published. See details at:
> Here is the Access Boardâs summary:
> âSUMMARY: We, the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board or Board), are revising and updating, in a single rulemaking, our standards for electronic and information technology developed, procured, maintained, or used by Federal agencies covered by section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as our guidelines for telecommunications equipment and customer premises equipment covered by Section 255 of the Communications Act of 1934. The revisions and updates to the section 508-based standards and section 255-based guidelines are intended to ensure that information and communication technology covered by the respective statutes is accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities.â
> Judith Hellerstein, Founder & CEO
> Hellerstein & Associates
> 3001 Veazey Terrace NW, Washington DC 20008
> Phone: (202) 362-5139 Skype ID: judithhellerstein
> E-mail: Judith at jhellerstein.com Website: www.jhellerstein.com
> Linked In: www.linkedin.com/in/jhellerstein/
> Opening Telecom & Technology Opportunities Worldwide
> NA-Discuss mailing list
> NA-Discuss at atlarge-lists.icann.org
> Visit the NARALO online at http://www.naralo.org
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the NA-Discuss