States not on same page with Section 508

While states all over the place in adopting Web accessibility guidelines, Utah is among more than a dozen that have adopted some version of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act as the state Web accessibility standard. Industry is now asking these states to please adopt VPAT [voluntary product accessibility template]. Terry Weaver, director of the Center for Information Technology Accommodation in the General Services Administration (GSA), is eager to reach out to state and local government to assist.

... Read more in this month's Government Technology

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