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A Future Date Conference: Digital Accessibility Legal Update 4.21.20

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Join Lainey Feingold (@LFLegal) and Tim Elder (@TRELegal) in a fast pace overview of what is happening in the digital accessibility legal space. Don't let fear be your driver - accessibility is a civil right of disabled people. #a11y

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A Future Date Conference: Digital Accessibility Legal Update 4.21.20

  1. 1. Digital Accessibility Legal Update A Future Date (4.21.20) Lainey Feingold @LFLegal -- -- Tim Elder @TRELegal 1
  2. 2. We Dedicate this Session to 2
  3. 3. Notes on presentation language ---- Disability language Legal advice (not!) 3
  4. 4. Q Why is the law part of digital accessibility 4
  5. 5. Accessibility is a human right of disabled people 5
  6. 6. A civil right because accessibility is. . . 6 •Participation •Information*** •Security |Privacy A civil right because accessibility is. . . 6 •Participation •Information*** •Security |Privacy
  7. 7. Civil rights values are baked into laws 7
  8. 8. Find civil (human) rights here: ADA Section 508 | 504 | 503 HAVA 8
  9. 9. And here: CVAA | ACAA ACA CRPD and international laws 9
  10. 10. And there’s more! State laws Contexts you might not expect Fraud | consumer protection | unfair competition laws | product liability | tax-payer funding +++ 10
  11. 11. Laws Need Ethical Implementation (How do those apples get cooked?) 11
  12. 12. Eaters 12
  13. 13. Shoppers 13http://bit.ly/kiosks18
  14. 14. Campers California Parks 66 million dollar case 14 http://bit.ly/66MilWeb
  15. 15. Employees, applicants, retirees Applicant portals Health benefit information Online assessment Employment software Job training Interview software 15
  16. 16. Learners Harvard and MIT/ NAD LA Community College Miami University bit.ly/NADandHarvard 16
  17. 17. US Department of Ed Process matters 700 re-opened cases 17
  18. 18. Citizens 18
  19. 19. Movie Lovers 19
  20. 20. Investors and Savers bit.ly/BofAat20
  21. 21. Patients 21
  22. 22. Q What about ethics? 22
  23. 23. Red flags and bathwater… bit.ly/LFethics 23
  24. 24. 24
  25. 25. Q How can organizations get ahead of the legal curve? 25
  26. 26. 26 bit.ly/AccessCookiesbit.ly/DIprocure http://bit.ly/LFLegalstate http://bit.ly/65PerCent
  27. 27. Q How can organizations keep up with what’s happening in the legal space? 27
  28. 28. Digital #A11y Legal Resources Web Accessibility Initiative w3.org/wai ADATitleiii.com Accessibility in the News Higher ed - bit.ly/HigherEdLaw NFB.org legal page #a11y Twitter Conferences LFLegal.com TRELegal.com28
  29. 29. Stay in Touch LFLegal.com @LFLegal TRELegal.com @TRELegal 29

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