Section 508 Program Management Support for the Office of Accessible Systems and Technology (OAST)

Man training individuals on how to evaluate websites for accessibility issues.

New Editions provides technical support to the Office of Accessible Systems & Technology (OAST) by addressing the accessibility of electronic and information technology (EIT) under Section 508, and its accommodation responsibilities under Sections 501 and 504. The core of our team, located onsite at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), develops and conducts training; tests websites and software products for accessibility; designs accessible documents; conducts IT procurement reviews; mans the DHS Accessibility Help Desk; prepares reports; and provides technical assistance on assistive technology (AT) and reasonable accommodations. Our off-site team members provide management support to OAST in the form of strategic planning, performance measurements and outreach activities.