Section 508 Instructions And Documents

 

Department of Justice

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red bulletThe text of Section 508, as amended

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red bulletMemorandum from the Attorney General to Heads of Agencies

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red bulletBasic Information regarding Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act

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red bulletSection 508 Self-Evaluation Agency Directions

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red bullet Directions for Components of Federal Agencies and Departments

Instructions and basic questions and answers for agency components to conduct self-evaluations.

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red bulletForm for Identification of Designated Agency Official

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red bulletComponent Questionnaire

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Questionnaire for component-level self-evaluations by federal agencies. The information sought in this questionnaire must be entered on a separate web site created by the Department of Justice for intake of this information. Completing the Component Questionnaire, which is critical to an agency's self-evaluation, requires completion of the following accessibility checklists:

Software Accessibility Checklist (html format blue box dividerpdf format)

Web Page Accessibility Checklist (html format blue box dividerpdf format)

ITM Accessibility Checklist (html format blue box dividerpdf format)

- for Information/Transaction Machines, such as ATM's, electronic building directories, etc.

IT Equipment Accessibility Checklist (html format blue box dividerpdf format)

- for other electronic and information technology equipment, such as computer printers, facsimile machines, etc.

red bulletU.S. Department of Education bulletin:

"Q&A: Title IV - Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998, Section 508: Electronic and Information Technology"

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red bullet Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)?

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Contact the Department of Justice's Section 508 Coordinators:

e-mail: sec508.questions@usdoj.gov

voice mail: 202-305-8304
TTY mail: 202-353-8944
facsimile: (202) 307-1198

For persons with disabilities, all of the Department's documents referenced on this web site are available in alternate formats including large print, Braille, and audio cassette by contacting the Department's Section 508 Coordinators.

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Last revised June 2, 1999

Updated August 6, 2015