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The Section 508 amendments to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is one of the united states of 1998. It is actually an amendment to the Workforce Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The Section 508 demands intersectoral that any electronic technology and information is developed or acquired by the Federal Agencies are accessible to persons with disabilities.

On 18 january 2017 has adopted an update ( update available standards in the Federal register (Opens in new window) ) and its implementation will be from 18 january 2018.

More information, Section 508: The Road to Accessibility (Opens in new window) .