Section 508 Compliance and Accessibility

Section 508 requires the Social Security Administration, along with all federal agencies, to make electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities. We are constantly pursuing compliance with Section 508 specifications as set forth by the federal government. Federal websites provided by the Social Security Administration are subject to regulations requiring self-enforcement of Section 508 compliance.

When a webpage requires that an applet, plug-in, or other application be used on the client system to interpret page content, the page must provide a link to the plug-in or applet a user needs in order to view that content. Links to applets, plug-ins, or other applications are listed below:

Download Adobe Reader

Download Microsoft Office Viewers

See also: Social Security Online Web Accessibility Policy and Help