The Army Medical Department is committed to
making its Web sites accessible to the widest possible audience, including to
individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to access a piece of
information that is contained within this Web site, please
contact us. When contacting
us, let us know the nature of your accessibility problem, the Web address of the
requested information, and your contact information. It is our commitment to
ensure that you are able to access the information that you need.
Congress amended the Rehabilitation Act and strengthened
provisions covering access to information in the Federal
sector for people with disabilities. As amended,
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires access to
the Federal government's electronic and information
technology. The law applies to all Federal agencies
when they develop, procure, maintain, or use electronic
and information technology. Federal agencies must
ensure that this technology is accessible to employees
and the public.
with Section 508, the United States Army Forces Command
(FORSCOM) is dedicated to making all of our web pages
accessible to all of our visitors.
provides links to some major private organizations
involved with accessibility issues and to the public law
and Section 508 requirements of the Federal IT
Accessibility Initiative. These links are provided only
to promote better understanding of the law and Section
508 requirements and is in no way intended to recommend
the use of any particular source in preference to any
other source or sources.
encountering difficulties reading any of our Web pages
is encouraged to tell us by using
Please indicate the page URL and the browser or reading
appliance used and a brief explanation of the problem
CAST is a
not for profit organization that uses
technology to expand opportunities for all
people, including those with disabilities.
Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
develops interoperable technologies
(specifications, guidelines, software, and
tools) to lead the Web to its full potential
as a forum for information, commerce,
communication, and collective understanding.
Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program
provides accommodations to increase
accessibility for persons with disabilities
throughout the Department of Defense (DoD).
of this effort, CAP is committed to
supporting research and activities that
increase the accessibility of World Wide Web
(WWW) for people with disabilities.
Guidance on implementation of Section 508
compliance 6 Mar 01
508 of the Federal IT Accessibility
Act of 1998