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Hearing Loss, the Forgotten Disability

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 07.29.2016 | Technology
Janice S. Lintz

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted 25 years ago, yet we are still discussing the same issues for people with hearing loss. The terms "disability" and "access" have morphed into just meaning physical disability and physical access.

How an Ordinary Person Can Change the World, Well at Least Start the Process...

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 07.10.2016 | Impact
Janice S. Lintz

Imagine waking up one day and learning that your daughter has a hearing loss. Imagine finding out the access your daughter needs doesn't exist in this country but does elsewhere.

In Defense Of Closed Captioning, Which Is Entirely Underrated

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.09.2015 | Entertainment

Since their inception in 1970, closed captions haven't attracted a strong fan base. Able-bodied caption fans are constantly forced to justify why some...

Stop Making Excuses and Start Captioning Your Videos

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 06.21.2015 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

The laws are in place, but it continues to be an uphill battle to make major video content providers value their diverse audiences.

Closed Captioning Finally Enters Digital Age

Marlee Matlin | Posted 06.24.2014 | Entertainment
Marlee Matlin

All video streaming companies including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and others now have to offer closed captioning by April 30, 2014 or else be subject to the same fines as traditional broadcast television.

Closed Captioning FAILS

Posted 02.18.2013 | Comedy

Sometimes the best part about watching television isn’t the dialogue itself; it's what the people who are in charge of writing the subtitles think t...

Federal Judge Slams Netflix's Motion to Dismiss Closed Captioning Case

Courtney O'Donnell | Posted 09.07.2012 | Entertainment
Courtney O'Donnell

The vast majority of programming viewed over the internet is not closed captioned at this time and the Netflix case ruling is a major step towards reversing these conditions as this is the first court to hold that the ADA also applies to website-only businesses.

VIDEO: Breaking: Captions for Web Video Becomes Law Today with President's Signature

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

With President Obama signature this afternoon, online video content creators will be among those required to provide closed captioning, as part of the...