Government Compliance

The following specifically addresses accessibility legislation for municipal, state, provincial, and federal government, such as Section 508 guidelines. For a complete listing of other accessibility legislation and policies that may affect the government departments, as well as direct links to specific regulations, please visit our Legislation Resources for both Canada and the United States.

Accessibility Legislation, Standards, Policies, and Guidelines

United States Canada
  • Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Section 508
  • WCAG 2.0 ( Level AA)
  • Canadian Human Rights Act and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) - Customer Service Standard and Integrated Standard
  • Government of Canada’s New Standard on Web Accessibility
  • Government of Canada Communications Policy