The ADA Now Officially Defines Technical Standards for Web and Mobile Content

Published in the Federal Registrar: A rule by the Justice Department on 04/24/2024 for Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability; Accessibility of Web Information and Services of State and Local Government Entities will be effective June 24, 2024. Download the PDF (1.3 MB .pdf).

Summary

The Department of Justice ("Department") issues its final rule revising the regulation implementing title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") to establish specific requirements, including the adoption of specific technical standards, for making accessible the services, programs, and activities offered by State and local government entities to the public through the web and mobile applications ("apps").

Compliance dates

A public entity, other than a special district government, with a total population of 50,000 or more shall begin complying with this rule April 24, 2026. A public entity with a total population of less than 50,000 or any public entity that is a special district government shall begin complying with this rule April 26, 2027.


2024-2025 Upcoming Accessibility and UI-UX Conferences

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Scheduled Conferences

Multiple dates, 2024

  • Gordon Research Conferences
    Location: various locations in the world (926 total biological, chemical, and physical scientific meetings throughout the year)

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  • June 12–26, 2025
    75th Annual International Communication (ICA) Conference
    Location: Denver, Colorado

October 2025