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Standards for Electronic and
Information Technology

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, amended 1998, requires that Federal agencies' electronic and information technology is accessible to people with disabilities.

This document was assembled to assist NWS and NOAA webmasters in the goal of making Government websites accessible to persons with disabilities. Webmasters in other departments and agencies should check with their appropriate accessibility specialists.

The information below represents source material and the actual guidelines with suggested methods of compliance.

  • Internet/Intranet Accessibility Tutorial

    Please note that this information is intended for use only within the National Weather Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and does not necessarily apply to other U.S. Government information providers. Inclusion of links to non-governmental servers does not constitute an endorsement by the National Weather Service or the US Government. 

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