Thread Subject: Re: Access Board responses to TEITAC Qs
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From: Creagan Tim
Date: Wed, May 16 2007 8:25 AM
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Hello TEITAC members,
At the last meeting, there was a request that the Access Board (and
other relevant agencies, as necessary) respond to questions posed by the
TEITAC about the Electronic and Information Technology standards and the
Telecommunications Accessibility guidelines. After the meeting, several
committee members were kind enough to send questions. The initial
emails were quite voluminous, and the ultimate questions were reviewed
and distilled down to the questions presented and answered in the
These responses have been reviewed and vetted by both the Access Board
and GSA, so you may rely on these answers during the course of your
We hope that this information is useful to the TEITAC. Please do not
hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have.
Thanks to all of you for your hard work. We could not revise these
standards and guidelines without your expertise. We are deeply
appreciative of your time and effort expended in conducting the work of
this committee. We will do our utmost to assist you in completing your
We look forward to seeing all of you next week.
Timothy P. Creagan
Senior Accessibility Specialist
U.S. Access Board
1331 F Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20004-1111
202-272-0016 (V); 1-(800) 872-2253 (V)
202-272-0082 (TTY);1-800-993-2822 (TTY)
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"Thank you for your questions concerning section 508 of the
Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998. Section 508 authorizes the
Access Board to provide technical assistance to individuals and Federal
departments and agencies concerning the requirements of this section.
This technical assistance is intended solely as informal guidance; it is
not a determination of the legal rights or responsibilities of entities
subject to section 508."
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