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The future of accessible work

PEAT Talks is a monthly virtual speaker series to showcase organizations and individuals whose work is advancing accessible technology in the workplace. These events are designed to be energetic and interactive discussions highlighting a spectrum of exciting work supported through The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT), funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy… Continue Reading The future of accessible work

What is audio description?

Answer: The 5,000 pound gorilla in the back of the room. From Wikipedia: “Audio description, also referred to as a video description, described video, or more precisely called a visual description, is an additional narration track intended primarily for blind and visually impaired consumers of visual media (including television and film, dance, opera, and visual art). It consists of a… Continue Reading What is audio description?

Section 508 Refresh

The web accessibility guidelines in Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act have recently been amended to align with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.0 (WCAG-v2.0). Although federal departments have approximately a year to come into compliance with the new regulations, others may want to start working on making sure their website meet the newly revised guidelines. The following references… Continue Reading Section 508 Refresh