Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act Amendments states in part that "electronic and information technology must be equally accessible to people with and without disabilities." Since the state of Georgia receives funding through the Assistive Technology Act, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has determined that all institutions under the BOR fall within the scope of Section 508.
Millions of people have disabilities. This may include co-workers, students, or members of the public who seek access to your Web-based content. Without accessible design, this content cannot be delivered with equally effective access to individuals with and without disabilities.