Tag: accessibility

(#DIW Podcast) #Youth with #Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice System and Access to #Education

Day in Washington #Disability #Policy Podcast. #Youth with Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice (#JJ) System and Access to #Education TRANSCRIPT: Hello and welcome to Day in Washington, your disability policy podcast. Together, we will explore and analyze issues of interest…

Requiring Closed Captioning on the Internet!

Last week, the Federal Communicatons Commission released a Report and Order adopting rules to implement certain closed captioning provisions of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA). The details and why this is a big deal? They’re…

Top 10 Disability Events of 2010

It’s that time of year again.  As we move forward into 2011 and say goodbye to 2010, lets take a few moments to review the array of disability events, policies and changes that took place.  Below is my Top 10…

The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act

On June 26th, Representative Edward Markey of Massachusetts re-introduced the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (H.R. 3101). This is a pretty comprehensive bill that was developed to ensure that individuals with disabilities have access to emerging Internet Protocol-based…

Day in Washington is on NPR!

My apologies for not posting yesterday.  I have no excuse other than excitement over the opportunity to speak on the Brian Lehrer Show which is on wNYC, a New York NPR affiliate. The discussion was  on the Obama Disability Agenda.  I have…