Given that more than 15% of the population has a disability that can impede equal access to digital content, there is no reason why every website should not be fully accessible. It is important to keep in mind that all public entities are required to provide equal access under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the failure to provide an accessible website can result in legal action.
Articles in this section
- What is the Rehabilitation Act of 1973?
- What is Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973?
- What is Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973?
- What is the "Section 508 Refresh"?
- Who needs to be Section 508 Compliant?
- How do I become Section 508 compliant?
- How does Section 508 impact state and municipal government entities?
- What part of the Rehabilitation Act applies to K-12 Schools?
- If my state does not require compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, am I still required to present an accessible site?
- What Technologies are Included in Section 508?