A Complaint Against Movers and Parents’s Rights Under the ADA

The Episode In this episode, Desiree and I discuss a terrible experience we had with two moving companies while Desiree was moving to Oregon from Texas. We also discuss the rights parents with disabilities have to be accommodated by their children’s schools and provide tips in getting accommodations from schools.

Filing Complaints Under Title III

Introduction In this episode, Desiree and I discuss filing complaints under Title III of the ADA (Title III). Specifically, we walk through filing a complaint with the Department of Justice against Chase bank because of the inaccessibility of its online mortgage services. This is the text of what Desiree and I filed with the Department…… Continue reading Filing Complaints Under Title III

Comment on Title II Web Accessibility Rule Addressing Equity

Here is another comment I posted on the Department of Justice’s proposed rule on Web Accessibility under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. This comment addresses the need for the Department of Justice to consider disability equity, not just eventual equality of opportunity. This rule, and all future rules and guidance documents authored…… Continue reading Comment on Title II Web Accessibility Rule Addressing Equity

Commenting on the Proposed Title II Web Accessibility Rule

Episode Information This episode is a demonstration of me commenting on the Department of Justice’s proposed rule on web accessibility under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you’re interested in commenting, please visit this page on Regulations.gov. Note, comments must be submitted by midnight EDT on October third. If you comment, I…… Continue reading Commenting on the Proposed Title II Web Accessibility Rule

Introducing Section 508

Note on This Recording Thanks to technical difficulties, this episode was recorded from the live version of the podcast played on ACB Community. So, it could not be edited to the usual standards of the episodes presented here. Still, the information is accurate and useful. ! Section 508 Here are a few things in Section…… Continue reading Introducing Section 508

Our Next Episode is Commenting on the Proposed Title II Rule on Web Accessibility

The next live version of the Demand Our Access Podcast will take place on Saturday, September 16 at 2:00 PM EDT. In the episode, I will demonstrate how you can submit your own comment(s). I will also review the comments I submit. I would also love to hear about any comments you have submitted or…… Continue reading Our Next Episode is Commenting on the Proposed Title II Rule on Web Accessibility

Comment on the proposed Title II rule on Web Accessibility Addressing Visual Communications

Here is a comment I posted addressing the use of maps, data visualizations, and other largely visual methods of communication to the proposed rule on web accessibility under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Local governments are increasingly using maps, data visualizations, and other methods of communication that are inherently visual in nature…… Continue reading Comment on the proposed Title II rule on Web Accessibility Addressing Visual Communications

Comment on the Inequitability of WCAG

This is the text of a comment I submitted in response to the proposed rule on web accessibility Under Title II of the Americans With Disabilities Act. The process of developing the WCAG is not at all equitable or inclusive of members of the disability community. The WCAG is developed by the Web Accessibility Initiative…… Continue reading Comment on the Inequitability of WCAG

Proposed Title II Web Accessibility Rule

Proposed Rule Introduction to the Rule On July 25, 2023, the Department of Justice (DOJ) released a proposed rule that if adopted would clarify what state and local governments must do to have their web content be considered compliant with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II). You can read the entire…… Continue reading Proposed Title II Web Accessibility Rule