Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended by the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, requires electronic and information technology (collectively, “technology”) to be accessible to persons with disabilities. Failure to make technology accessible can constitute a form of prohibited disability discrimination. For information on accessible technology at the University of Georgia, please see:
- UGA Policy Memorandum: Equal Access to Electronic and Information Technology;
- UGA Policy Memorandum: Posting Notices in a Format Accessible to Individuals with Disabilities;
- UGA Web Accessibility Group
- University System of Georgia Board of Regents’ Web Accessibility Guidelines.