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Accessibility Help and Information

In 1998, Congress amended the Rehabilitation Act to require Federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities. Inaccessible technology interferes with an individual's ability to obtain and use information quickly and easily. Section 508 was enacted to eliminate barriers in information technology, to make available new opportunities for people with disabilities, and to encourage development of technologies that will help achieve these goals. The law applies to all Federal agencies when they develop, procure, maintain, or use electronic and information technology. Under Section 508 (29 U.S.C. ‘ 794d), agencies must give disabled employees and members of the public access to information that is comparable to the access available to others. It is recommended that you review the laws and regulations listed below to further your understanding about Section 508 and how you can support implementation.

In compliance with Section 508, the Fort Bragg Web Site is dedicated to making all of our web pages accessible to all of our visitors.

This page provides links to some major private organizations involved with accessibility issues and to the public law and Section 508 requirements of the Federal IT Accessibility Initiative. These links are provided only to promote better understanding of the law and Section 508 requirements and is in no way intended to recommend the use of any particular source in preference to any other source or sources.

  DOD Computer/Electronic Accommodation Program   
  Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) 

Recommended References:
  HQDA Guidance on Implementation of Section 508 Compliance  
  Section 508 of the Federal IT Accessibility Initiative  

Help Us Help You: If you find a problem that prevents access, please contact us by sending an e-mail to webmaster.


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