March 2017 Digital Accessibility Legal Update – Law Office of Lainey Feingold

March 2017 Digital Accessibility Legal Update

Posted on March 7, 2017

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This is a post about how the law is helping make websites, mobile applications, and other technology more accessible to disabled people. Here are some examples.  A recent lawsuit helped make sure blind people can vote without help.  A Texas pharmacy worked with blind customers to develop a plan for talking labels.  A Boston hospital worked with blind patients to make sure blind people could use its website and print information.  Sometimes a lawsuit is not necessary.  People use a method called Structured Negotiation to work together.

This post includes legal developments about digital accessibility between December 13, 2016 and March 6, 2017. It supplements Lainey Feingold’s digital accessibility legal update presentations, including the legal update sessions at the 2017 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference. You can also check out the slides from Lainey and Linda Dardarian’s CSUN presentation on Slideshare.

Visit LFLegal Speaking Page for information about upcoming conferences, webinars, and other digital accessibility legal update presentations.

In this post you will find information about the following. Please remember that this post does not constitute legal advice, and is not intended to address every legal development in the digital accessibility space.

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