U.S. Access Board updating Section 508 disability regulations
For the first time in a decade, the U.S. Access Board is proposing an update to regulations covering access for disabled people for computer software, Web
sites, cell phones and other IT products and devices.
On March 17, the Access Board released a draft proposal for standards for electronic and information technology in the federal sector covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. It also updates some portions
of Section 255 of the Telecommunications Act. The notice will be published in the Federal Register March 22.