Legal Aspects

  • Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

    • Prohibit discrimination against persons with disabilities

  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (amended in 1998)

    • Prohibit discrimination against persons with disabilities.

  • Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (amended in 1998)

    • Requires that electronic and information technology developed, purchased or used by federal agencies must be accessible for use by persons with disabilities.

    • Video or multimedia products are covered by section 1194.24 (36 C.F.R. ยง 1194.24.)

  • SB 105 (now CA Government Code 11135)

    • Applies Section 508 guidelines to California state entities