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Posts Tagged ‘National Association of the Deaf’

ADA Round-Up: Illinois Prison Sanctions, Senior Living Communities Sued

Welcome to the latest edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Court Sanctions Illinois Prisons for Failing Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Prisoners A federal judge has ruled that the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) violated the settlement agreement in a class action lawsuit that…

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Now Showing: Rule in Place Requiring Movie Theaters to be More Accessible

A rule designed to make movie theaters more accessible to those with hearing or vision difficulties is now in effect at theaters across the country. Under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Movie Captioning and Audio Description Rule requires movie theaters that show digital movies make available at all screenings, upon…

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VITAC Proud to Sponsor National Association of the Deaf’s 54th Biennial Conference

VITAC, the largest captioning provider in the United States, is thrilled to be a sponsor of next month’s National Association of the Deaf’s (NAD) 54th Biennial Conference. The conference, which will be held July 3-7 at the Hartford Marriott Hotel and the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, CT, features professional development, training, and networking opportunities…

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