1-5 About This Handbook

1-5.1 Generally Speaking

The purpose of this handbook is to help you understand and implement the accessibility guidelines. In the absence of explicit Postal Service direction related to a general requirement or technical standard of the law, use the law, itself. Software purchased or created after June 21, 2001, is as compliant with Section 508 standards as possible.

This handbook helps you:

Federal agencies, industry, and the general public interested in Section 508 activities may also find this book useful.