How does Lync handle Section 508 compliance?

I get asked this quite often. The answer is Lync 2010 and Lync Server 2010 both have 508 VPATs available here.


A couple of examples shown below:


Support for high contrast


Lync voice also allows for TTY users.

For more on the accessibility features see the Lync  product team’s blog post here.

Comments (3)

  1. markga says:


    We help you achieve compliance via VPATs which Lync Server and Lync client 2010 has.  VPAT is a standardized form developed by the Information Technology Industry Council to show how a software product meets key regulations of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.

  2. Steve says:

    Is Lync 508 compliant?

  3. Gav Adam says:

    Unfortunately the Lync Group Chat Client is not 508 compliant, however our browser based client for Lync Group Chat is, so for anyone out there needing it we are at