Section 508 is relevant to all agency ICT development. Any developed ICT used in the creation, conversion, or duplication of data or information may be subject to Section 508 requirements. Some typical examples include:
- Website development
- Internal software development
- Maintenance and support of internal ICT
Section 508 applies to agency-developed Information and Communication Technology (ICT) that:
- Meet the definition of ICT as defined by the Access Board Standard and
- Do not meet the criteria of a general exception.
Tools, Guidance, and Resources
Definition of ICT
Determine if the product or service you are developing is Information and Communication Technology
Section 508 Standards
The Section 508 Standards Subpart A describe the General Exceptions as well.
The BuyAccessible Quick Links list some standard ICT subject to Section 508 Standards.
BuyAccessible Wizard "Need" step can help you determine if Section 508 applies to your ICT.