Category: Rehabilitation Act of 1973

This page contains material related to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, relevant rules and regulations, its implementation, and best practices.
  • Create Accessible Electronic Documents
    • A compilation of federal guidance, checklists, and testing information for creating and maintaining accessible documents in various popular electronic formats, including Word, PDF, and Excel. Sources for these resources are identified by abbreviations for federal components.
  • Section 508
    • This website is a consolidation of content from two legacy websites of the GSA Government-wide Section 508 Accessibility Program: the old Section508.gov and the former BuyAccessible.gov. It is intended to help you understand and fulfill Section 508 roles and responsibilities by providing information, tools, guidance and resources. In 1998, Congress amended the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to require Federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology (EIT) accessible to people with disabilities.