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Government Acknowledges Need for Better Web Accessibility

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In the summer of 2011, President Barack Obama asserted the need for the enhancement of technological accessibility. In attempting to be more compliant with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, Federal websites are required to be fully accessible to people who have disabilities.

In March of 2012, the administration sought feedback from citizens on how to achieve the goal of accessibility – more specifically, were they on the right path with their strategic plan in place.