Upcoming Webinar with Lainey Feingold on 2016 Digital Access Cases
Updated: June 3, 2019
Nationally recognized disability rights lawyer Lainey Feingold will present on digital access legal cases from 2016 on Thursday, September 29th, 2-3pm ET.
Registration for the 3Play Media webinar is free, and a recording of the event will be available on our recorded webinar archives.
Digital access is a civil right, and there is a lot happening in the legal space right now. Court decisions, government agency activity, and private party settlements are defining best practices and the scope of digital accessibility requirements.
Organizations across industries need to be aware of these developments to better understand their legal obligations.
In this webinar, the pioneer of Structured Negotiation, the dispute resolution method known for negotiating landmark accessibility agreements, Lainey Feingold will review digital access legal cases from this year and outline what impact they will have on the future of web and mobile accessibility.
Lainey’s Presentation will cover:
- Legal requirements impacting web accessibility
- Updates on major digital access court cases, regulations and settlements in 2016
- How the law is impacting accessibility in fields as diverse as finance, education, voting, healthcare, employment, and transportation
- U.S. Department of Justice and Department of Education activity in digital access
- Best practices for digital accessibility as defined by major settlements
- The legal horizon for web and mobile accessibility
About Lainey Feingold
Lainey Feingold is a disability rights lawyer who works primarily with the blind community on technology, digital, and information access issues. She is internationally recognized for negotiating landmark accessibility agreements and for pioneering the collaborative dispute resolution method known as Structured Negotiation.
In 2014 and in 2000, she was honored with a California Lawyer of the Year (CLAY) award. Her book, Structured Negotiation: A Winning Alternative to Lawsuits will be published by the American Bar Association in fall 2016.
Demystifying Accessibility: What Is 508 Compliance?
Michele Landis, Co-Founder and CRO of Accessible 360, joined us on 3Play Media’s Allied Podcast to discuss why there’s so much confusion around Section 508 and demystify its complexity. The episode starts with some clarification around the history of section 508. Section…
A Deaf Superhero Makes History
Filmmaker Chloé Zhao’s Eternals, released in November 2021, introduced the first deaf superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Portrayed by deaf actor Lauren Ridloff, deaf superhero Makkari, who has super speed and is a member of the Eternals, was originally depicted as a white,…
How Much Do Closed Captioning Services Cost? (And Why Price Isn’t Everything)
Video is a valuable business and communication tool for organizations across many industries. However, videos without closed captions are inaccessible to over 430 million people worldwide with hearing loss. As global video production and consumption rates continue to increase, organizations must provide…