Many agencies have old "grandfathered" systems that are not 508 compliant. This creates problems because assistive technologies do not work with these systems. There needs to be a time limit that requires agencies to replace/scrap these non-compliant systems by a certain date. We need to put some teeth into the 508 requirements.
How can we eliminate waste of Federal resources used to retrofit ICT? People with disabilities are left behind when the Federal government does not adopt accessible ICT technology or implement the Section 508 Standards. If government doesn’t adopt and implement accessibility as part of its overall IT strategic planning, including: IT Modernization planning; Consolidation efforts; Shared services planning; adoption ...more »