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Federal Government is Looking for Public Input on Web Accessibility

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The White House has invited the public to submit ideas on how to make Federal Web sites and Information Technology more accessible to people with disabilities. http://section508.ideascale.com

To best meet the demands of improving and enhancing Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, President Obama has created an Accessibility Committee headed by Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy. Dale states, “People with disabilities should be able to access their government on an equal footing with all Americans,” “With this strategy and your input; we take one more step toward achieving that goal.”

The administration has created a Web site specifically for input: http://section508.ideascale.com

The deadline to submit your ideas, comments, suggestions is April 9, 2012. Do it NOW!

* http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2012/03/19/implementing-section-508-improving-access-government-information-and-data-persons-di