Timothy Creagan

Senior Accessibility Specialist/Information Technology
US Access Board


Mr. Creagan is a Senior Accessibility Specialist with the US Access Board. He provides technical assistance and training on the Revised Section 508 Standards and the Revised Section 255 Guidelines, and he frequently presents on accessible electronic and information technology and telecommunications. He is co-chair of the Education subcommittee of the Accessibility Community of Practice of the Chief Information Officers’ Council. He currently serves on the Disability Advisory Committee of the Federal Communications Commission.

Mr. Creagan joined the US Access Board in 2006 to lead the team revising the Board’s existing standards and guidelines for electronic and communication technologies. He served as the Designated Federal Official for the Telecommunications and Electronic and Information Technology Advisory Committee (TEITAC). He was a member of the team that developed the revised accessibility standards for information and communication technology (ICT) under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and the revised accessibility guidelines under Section 255 of the Communications Act, published in 2017.

He was formerly the Director of Consumer Training for the Information Technology Technical Assistance and Training Center (ITTATC) and before that he was the Director of Public Policy for Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) (formerly SHHH). Before joining HLAA, Mr. Creagan was a litigator in the courts of D.C. and Maryland.

Mr. Creagan received his J.D. from the Catholic University of America, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame.


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Session History

11/26/2019 - Section 508 in the Acquisition Lifecycle
04/30/2019 - Open Question and Answer Session on the Revised 508 Standards
11/27/2018 - Making the Business Case for Accessibility: How to develop a Section 508 Communication Plan using different media to communicate the benefits of accessible ICT
09/26/2017 -  Revised Section 508 Chapter 5 Software (including Mobile)
07/25/2017 - CIOC Revised Section 508 Chapter 4 Hardware (including Mobile)
05/30/2017 - Old versus New: Original Section 508 Standards (2000) compared to the Revised Section 508 Standards (2017)
03/28/2017 - WCAG 2.0 and the Revised Section 508 Standards
02/02/2017 - Section 508 Refresh
01/31/2017 - Section 508 Refresh- ICT Final Standards and Guidelines (2017)
11/29/2016 - Getting Social: Best Practices for Social Media Accessibility
05/24/2016 - The Basics of Manual and Automatic Testing for Section 508
02/03/2016 - Managing Partial Compliance with Section 508
07/14/2015 - Audio Description
03/31/2015 - Section 508 ICT NPRM - an Overview
07/29/2014 -  Wireless Technology and 508
05/22/2014 - Assistive Technology and 508
04/03/2014 - "Trusted Tester Program" - Section 508 - Department of Homeland Security
03/06/2014 - Open Questions and Answers
01/09/2014 - Accessible Alterations
09/04/2013 - Open Question and Answer Session
05/28/2013 - Implementing Section 508 Into the Procurement Process-How one agency does it
09/01/2011 - Section 508 "The Basics"
04/01/2010 - Section 508 Standards Refresh
05/11/2009 - An Update of the 508 Accessibility Standards
12/16/2008 - Regulation Update: Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and Section 255 of the Telecommunications Act