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Our Watch Parties Have Returned!

Carlos Martínez and Lucy Arguijo

We are thrilled to announce the return of our Watch Parties! These events take place monthly, and they showcase movies in Spanish with open audio description. They are presented for our Facebook group Latinos4Access, which consists of TV and film lovers, most of them with visual disabilities. 

Jaclyn Packer, A Tenacious Researcher

Jacki in a roof

A New Yorker through and through, Dr. Jacki Packer has worked for more than 40 years researching several areas related to disability. 

Huge Breakthrough for Spanish accessibility!

a Tv with a sign that says

Senator Edward J. Markey and Representative Anna G. Eshoo have reintroduced the Communications, Video, and Technology Accessibility (CVTA) Act to update and strengthen existing accessibility regulations for Americans with disabilities, and one of the highlights is the inclusion of the audio description in Spanish

Ileana Rivera Santa - Art in Service of Education and the Community

Ileana Rivera presenting

Ileana Rivera Santa greets us with a bright morning smile. Behind her is a dining table with some books and a forgotten coffee cup. When she learns that we are going to record the interview, Ileana gets up and swiftly moves a carved wooden screen, transforming her dining room into a magical stage. The curtain rises. 

Universal Design by Jaclyn Packer, PhD

Accessible Restroom.

Universal Design is a concept we hear about a lot when talking about various types of disability. What does it mean? I would define it as the idea that everything that is created should be usable by everybody regardless of disability, age, gender, or other physical characteristics.