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A group picture of the members of Dicapta's EnhAccess Advisory Group
 

Last March 11, we celebrated Dicapta’s EnhAccess Advisory Group Kickoff Meeting. 

Doctor Juanita Rodríguez
 

We are glad to announce that the Parents of Children With Impediments Association (known by its Spanish acronym APNI) dedicated their Annual Conference to Dr. Juanita Rodríguez, a member of our Advisory Group. 

Presentation slide. Title: Integrated Public Alert and warning system (IPAWS). Over the slide, on the top right, image of Megan Dausch showing a braille display.
 

Accessibility should be considered in the planning of any event. Here, Megan Dausch, from Helen Keller Services, discusses different online meeting platforms from the perspective of preparing a webinar presentation.

Text Cine Con Sentido between the drawings of two eyes
 

Cine con Sentido is an initiative by Dicapta and Canal 22 Internacional created to highlight the benefits of making, offering, and enjoying accessible audiovisual content in Spanish, supporting in this way the inclusion of our Latino Community. 

Picture showing some shows from WIPR, Lab Six, La Fórmula Steam and Salud + Prevención
 

We welcome our new fantastic Television Partner: WIPR. This channel joins us in our initiative Enhanced Access to Video for Students with Sensory Disabilities through Emerging Technology (EnhAcceSS), funded by the U.S. Department of Education. 

Zoom Meeting displaying an ASL interpreter, Daniel Palacios and Nefertiti Matos Olivares. On the bottom left, the Youth Disability Global Summit logo.
 

The 24-hour virtual Global Disability Youth Summit (GDYS) was held the past 14 of January. The first one of its kind, the GDYS was a showcase for the innovations that young people with disabilities have created at the regional, local, and global levels. During the event, Nefertiti Matos Olivares, our Partnership Development Coordinator, showcased the capabilities of All4Access. 

HITN and Dicapta logos
 

HITN, the leading Spanish-language network that offers educational and entertainment content to more than 40 million households across the United States, announced today its partnership with Dicapta to make its programming more accessible to people with sensory disabilities. 

Left side of image: Two men sitting on a bench at night, one of them holding a notebook on his lap. Below, the text Feeling Through a film by Doug Roland. Right side of the image: text Latinos4Access, Watch Party - Para Ti. Below, the audio description icon and the stamp "Spanish" in red letters on the icon. Date: Friday, January 28, 7:00 p.m. via zoom. Dicapta logo.
 

Our first Watch Party Para Ti is this Friday, January 28

We invite you to join our Latinos4Access Facebook group, where we will be presenting our first “Watch Party Para Ti” next Friday, January 28, at 7 p.m. ET. We will start our Watch Parties with the wonderful Oscar-nominated and award winner film: Feeling Through.

Audience seated at a movie theater. On the upper right, the CC and AD symbols. On the bottom left, the Access4All logo and the phrase Cine con Sentido.
 

On December 3, celebrating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we officially launched Cine con Sentido. The main objective of this initiative, conceived by Dicapta and Canal 22 Internacional, is to highlight the benefits of making, offering, and enjoying accessible audiovisual content supporting in this way the inclusion of our Latino community.