Presented by TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center
Join us for the third of a 3 part series, ADA Lessons from Case Law, where we will examine recent court cases as they pertain to different areas of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
When do the websites of public accommodations (businesses that are generally open to the public such as stores, restaurants, movie theaters, schools, day care facilities, recreation facilities, and doctors' offices) need to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act? Are courts across the country coming to different conclusions on this issue? What standards are courts looking to in the absence of the U.S. Department of Justice regulations? What else can courts and settlement agreements tell us about website accessibility? Through an in-depth review of recent court cases and settlement agreements, participants will learn what courts are saying about the ADA’s requirements for website accessibility, including best practices and practical strategies. Note that this webinar is focused on legal issues and will not delve into the technical details on how to create accessible websites.
Rachel M. Weisberg, Staff Attorney and Manager, Employment Rights Helpline, Equip for Equality
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS SESSION.
- This webinar was presented via the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing platform.
- Real-time captioning is available through the webinar platform.
First-time Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing System V12.6 users:
For more information on pre-configuring your computer for use with Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the First Time Users page. Depending on your organizational policies you may need the assistance of your IT Staff if firewalls prevent you from downloading files. If you plan to log into the online webinar system to view the presentation, access captioning and/or submit questions it is important that you follow the instructions for checking your computer system to ensure that it is configured correctly and you have the necessary software to access the webinar platform.
Screen Reader Users:
Individuals who are using Screen Reader Software should review the instructions and information available in the Accessibility Guide for Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing prior to the session.