Mastering the Video Accessibility Laws in 2021

Mastering the Video Accessibility Laws in 2021

In this webinar, we will discuss U.S. laws impacting video accessibility with a focus on the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. We’ll also dive into solutions for common challenges publishers can use to meet CVAA requirements.

This webinar is perfect for content creators, marketers, software developers, equipment suppliers, educators, video creators, and disability rights advocates.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • Audio description and closed captioning obligations for television broadcasts and online content
  • Accessibility requirements for video playback equipment and media player software user interfaces
  • Recent video accessibility litigation
  • CVAA challenges publishers face
  • How to publish audio description when video players don’t support it
  • Solutions to overcome challenges publishers face


Michal Nowicki
Attorney l Marashlian & Donahue, PLLC | The CommLaw Group
Michal Nowicki is a legally blind Attorney at The CommLaw Group. His practice focuses on disabilities issues: largely, but not solely, technology-based. Michal specifically has a strong personal interest in the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) and has proudly advocated for the widespread implementation of audio description.

Lily Bond
VP of Marketing l 3Play Media
Lily Bond is the VP of Marketing at 3Play Media, which provides closed captioning and transcription services to make video accessible, searchable, and more engaging. Lily oversees marketing programs and content and is responsible for promoting 3Play Media’s brand as well as the importance of closed captioning. Lily has authored numerous papers and over 100 articles on the topic of closed captioning, accessibility laws, and emerging standards, and often speaks on the subject.