Supreme Court Ruled On Service Dog In The Classroom Case
Last week the Supreme Court announced its ruling on the case of Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools, a case that involved allowing a service dog into the classroom.
We celebrate our CEO’s appointment to the Federal Communications Commission's Disability Advisory Committee
At Dicapta we are very proud with Maria V. Diaz's, our CEO, appointment to the Federal Communications Commission's Disability Advisory Committee.
Department of Transportation Released Disability Training Materials for Airline Employees and Contractors
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has released disability training materials that focus on the rights and responsibilities of passengers with disabilities. These materials are intended to be used by both the airline personnel and the traveling public, and are available at the DOT website.
December 20th Implementation Deadline for TVs, Set-Top Boxes and Other Devices Accessibility
The deadline to implement the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) accessibility requirements for controls, menus, and program guides for TVs, set-top boxes and other devices was reached on December 20th.
Department of Justice Revises Rules Requiring Closed Captioning and Audio Description at Movie Theaters
On November 22, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced regulations to clarify a public accommodation obligation to provide appropriate auxiliary aids and services for people with disabilities.
We Will Not Go Quietly- Another Denial of Access
By our advisory group member and friend Juddy Matthews.
Today started out like any other typical work day, with an early arrival at the office, a brief informational meeting, and taking care of odds and ends.
Dicapta Receives Resources for Technology Innovation
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, through the Administration for Community Living (ACL), has given Dicapta resources for the first stage of its project “Digital Aided Descriptions (DAD): An application to encourage learning through creativity and dialogue.”
Testing of the New App GoCC4All among the Deaf-Blind Community
Through the years, we have provided access to audiovisual media for people with sensory disabilities. We have worked closely with people who are deaf-blind and it has inspired us to find solutions for their needs.
New Rules regarding Television Closed Captioning Responsibilities Enter into Effect Today
Today new rules governing the responsibilities of video programming distributors (VPDs) and video programmers for television closed captioning enter into effect.