GSA Government-wide Section 508 Accessibility Program

Section 508 Guidance Documents

Learn the top ten things any agency can do to improve compliance with Section 508.
10 Things Your Agency Can Do to Improve Compliance with Section 508 [docx]

Understand the key activities for Section 508 compliance in the basic federal acquisition process, driven by Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and the Access Board Standard (36 CFR Part 1194).
Guidance on Acquisition for Accessible ICT [docx]

Understand the responsibilities and the appropriate content required for effective and compliant ICT solicitation documentation.
Guidance on Creating 508 Compliant IT Solicitations [docx]

Understand the criteria used by the GSA Section 508 team to review IT Solicitations: things to do and things to avoid.
Guidance on Solicitation Do and Don't

Specific guidance on how to fix issues identified in a solicitation review.
Guidance on How to Fix Your Solicitation Documents

Guidance on accessibility market research requirements and resources to help you meet them.
Guidance on Conducting Accessibility Market Research [docx]

Understand Section 508 Regulation and the Access Board Standard.
Section 508 Quick Reference Guide

Learn the top six things that ICT vendors can do to assist agencies with Section 508.
6 Things Vendors Can Do to Assist Agencies with Section 508 [docx]