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FEDERAL ACCOMMODATION PROGRAMS
Central Office for Assistive Technology and Services (COAST)
Frances Perkins Building
200 Constitution Avenue
Washington, DC 20210
Toll Free: (888)4US-ADOL
Only DOL employees may access the COAST Internet site.
Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program, Department of Defense
1700 N. Moore Street, Suite 1000
Arlington, VA 22209
The Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP) provides assistive technology and services to people with disabilities, Federal managers, supervisors, and IT professionals. CAP increases access to information and works to remove barriers to employment opportunities by eliminating the costs of assistive technology and accommodation solutions.
Department of the Interior's Accessible Technology Center
The Department of the Interior's (DOI) Accessible Technology Center (ATC) was established in June, 2000 to support employees with disabilities. In October 2007, the ATC became a part of the Departmental Office of Civil Rights to better align its program with other strategic initiatives to improve the quality of work-life for employees with disabilities. The ATC supports employees with disabilities by determining the appropriate assistive technology and ergonomic solutions for the individual. These accommodations enable employees with disabilities to equal access to information technology that is essential in today's workplace.
Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street SW
Washington, DC 20554
Toll Free: (888)225-5322
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions.
General Services Administration IT Accessibility and Workforce
GSA’s IT Accessibility and Workforce (ITAW) provides assistive technology solutions to eliminate barriers for people with disabilities. ITAW’s Assistive Technology (AT) Showcase displays state-of-the-art assistive technologies and ergonomic solutions. ITAW is the governments principal advocate and coordinator for Section 508 implementation that requires agencies to make information technology accessible for people with disabilities. ITAW is recognized as the governmentwide policy resource for Section 508. Using this web site, Federal employees and the public can access resources for understanding and implementing the requirements of Section 508.
IT Accessibility and Workforce
Washington, DC 20405
The mission is to be the recognized government wide policy resource for information on the accessibility of electronic and information technology, and in the use of assistive technologies.
Office of Personnel Management
Theodore Roosevelt Building
1900 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20415-0001
OPM is the federal government's human resources agency.
Target Center-Technology Accessible Resources
USDA Target Center
1400 Independence Ave., Room 1006-S
Washington, DC 20250-9876
Provides information resources and technology demonstrations to assist USDA employees in locating and selecting equipment adapted to the needs of disabled employees.
U.S. Department of Education: Assistive Technology Program
400 Maryland Ave SW
Washington, DC 20202
Assessment of individual needs to determine what barriers to information and information systems exist and the technologies available to assist in removing or reducing those barriers, the identification of technology sources, acquisition assistance, technology installation, technology training, one-on-one individual problem resolution, guidance to application Internet system developers and vendors, technology demonstrations, and the review of information systems to determine accessibility to the disabled. Today this program is considered a model and is emulated by many other federal agencies.
U.S. Department of Energy: Disability Accommodation Program
1000 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20585
Toll Free: (800)342-5363
Provides reasonable computer and related telecommunications accommodations to employees with disabilities and impairments.
U.S. Department of Transportation's Disability Resource Center
1200 New Jersey Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20590
The Department of Transportation’s Disability Resource Center (DRC) is a comprehensive Department-wide program for DOT employees and supervisors. The Center opened in 1999 to ensure that employees with disabilities can participate fully in all aspects of the Department’s work, programs, and services.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Adaptive Training Program
810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Mail Route (045/200B)
Washington, DC 20420
The Microcomputer Training Program for Persons With Disabilities;(MTPPD) provides PC-based adaptive equipment training, consultations and technical support to veterans and government employees with disabilities.