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Demystifying WCAG 2.0: An Intro to Web, Office, InDesign, and PDF Accessibility

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Web accessibility is a growing priority across industries, and in light of recent lawsuits, the threat of non-compliance in higher education is very real. However, bringing an entire organization up to accessibility standards can be daunting. In this webinar, David Berman, the…

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Updated October 24, 2018

Online Video and the ADA: How a Landmark Case Changed the Legal Landscape of Closed Captioning

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law in 1990, before the Internet was an integral part of society. While it originally dictated accessibility requirements for physical structures and businesses, several recent legal cases have expanded the reach of the…

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Updated February 6, 2018

FCC Closed Captioning Requirements: How Some Networks Are Staying Ahead of the Curve

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With the proliferation of online video, it is important to understand the legal requirements for captioning your digital content. The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) requires that any online video programming that previously appeared on television with captions must…

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Updated February 6, 2018

When the DOJ/OCR Makes a Visit: Lessons Learned in Resolving Complaints About Inaccessible IT

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Over the last few years, many institutions of higher education have faced legal action for inaccessible IT. If an ADA or Section 504 accessibility complaint is filed at your school, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Department of Education Office…

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Updated February 6, 2018

FCC’s 2016 Order on Closed Captioning Responsibility Explained by the FCC

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On February 18th, the FCC released a 2016 order to clarify who is responsible for complying with closed captioning requirements. The commission unanimously agreed on their decision, which divides responsibility between video programming distributors (VPDs) and video programmers. There are significant changes…

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Updated February 6, 2018

The Legal Year in Review: Digital Access Cases

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While every year is active in the federal and state courts, 2015 saw several cases focused on the accessibility of online content. These cases demonstrate that the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Office for Civil Rights (OCR) are taking a more comprehensive…

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Updated February 6, 2018

The Impact of Recent Lawsuits on Video Accessibility Requirements

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Although many accessibility laws were written before the Internet was an integral part of everyday life, recent lawsuits and case law have extended accessibility requirements to online video. In this webinar, Owen Edwards from SSB BART Group and Lily Bond from 3Play…

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Updated October 24, 2018

2016 Legal Update on Digital Accessibility Cases

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Digital access is a civil right, and there is a lot happening in the legal space. 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…

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Updated October 24, 2018

An Architect of the ADA on Its Application to Modern Technology

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Because the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was written in 1990 before the proliferation of the Internet, there are a lot of questions about its application to online businesses. In this webinar, one of the architects of the ADA, Bobby Silverstein, will…

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Updated October 24, 2018

What One School Learned from DOJ/OCR Accessibility Rulings at Other Institutions

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Over the past several years, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Office for Civil Rights (OCR) have completed dozens of rulings on IT accessibility at institutions of higher education. The University of Washington has used lessons learned from these settlements, agreements, and…

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Updated October 24, 2018

Where Do We Go From Here? Web Accessibility Across 3 National Systems

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In today‚Äôs exceedingly digital world, one could easily conclude everyone has equal access to the information we share online. But some recent research on web pages showed an unsettling reality. Presenting the results from a national sample on web accessibility, Cyndi Rowland…

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Updated October 24, 2018

Complying with the Section 508 & Section 255 Refresh Presented by Bruce Bailey and Timothy Creagan from the U.S. Access Board

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Regulations often struggle to keep up with the ever-changing nature of modern technology. Unfortunately, this means many individuals with disabilities are often left with unequal access. On January 18, 2017, the U.S. Access Board released a comprehensive refresh of Section 508 of…

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Updated October 24, 2018