David Baquis

Accessibility Specialist
US Access Board


David Baquis is an Accessibility Specialist with the U.S. Access Board. He is currently involved with updating accessibility standards and guidelines for Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and Section 255 of the Telecommunications Act. Mr. Baquis writes technical assistance materials and has published many articles on assistive and accessible technology. In addition to responding to public inquiries on information and communications technology, he delivers training, including recent presentations on: voting systems, e-learning, and health information technology. His background blends over 25 years of experience in healthcare, consumer education, disability issues, technology, and public policy. Prior to his appointment at the Access Board, he worked as Director of the National Center on Hearing Assistive Technology.