Entries by bshapiro@learningally.org

Access Board Updates Requirements for Information and Communication Technology

The Access Board released a final rule that updates accessibility requirements for information and communication technology (ICT) in the federal sector covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. The rule also refreshes guidelines for telecommunications equipment subject to Section 255 of the Communications Act. The rule will take effect in one year. The Section […]

Latest information from the FCC…

Video description is audio-narrated descriptions of a television program’s key visual elements. These descriptions are inserted into natural pauses in the program’s dialogue. Video description makes TV programming more accessible to individuals who are blind or visually impaired. Availability of video description FCC rules require local TV station affiliates of ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC […]