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Re: Telecommunications and Section 508


From: Michael D. Roush
Date: Sep 29, 2006 9:20AM

Cedar Waxwing wrote:
> I consider myself well-versed in the Web accessibility aspect of
> Section 508, but not the rest of the law. Can anyone direct me to
> resources on other areas, especially in the area of internal telephone
> and voicemail systems? (private branch exchange systems)
> I've bookmarked several of the pages from section508.gov regarding
> telecommunications, but I'm sure there are other resources I am
> missing.

You might wish to refer to parts of the US Telecommunications Act,
Section 255. Portions of Rehab Act Section 504 might be of use to you
as well. The FCC's Disability Rights office has a fairly extensive
portal to point you in various directions: http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/dro/