When the ADA was enacted in 1990, the internet had not yet become such an important part of people’s lives, including the lives of people with disabilities. Now that the internet is such an integral tool for businesses, employers and governmental entities, courts have been grappling with how the ADA applies to websites and other digital information. This issue has become even more acute as a result of pandemic and people with disabilities are using online services more than ever. This webinar will review the different legal theories courts have applied for the ADA and the internet, discuss the most recent case law analyzing this issue, and provide updates on positions taken by the Department of Justice. Don’t miss this session so that you’ll be up to date on the latest legal developments related to the ADA and digital accessibility.
Thomas Logan has spent the past nineteen years assisting organizations to create technology solutions that work for people with disabilities. Over his career, Thomas has delivered projects for numerous federal, state, and local government agencies as well as private sector organizations from startups to Fortune 500s.
He is the owner of Equal Entry, whose mission is “contributing to a more accessible world.” They achieve this for clients through training, education, and auditing for accessibility on websites, desktop apps, mobiles apps, games, and virtual reality. Equal Entry helps companies that build digital technologies.
He is also the organizer of Accessibility Virtual Reality and co-organizer of Accessibility New York, monthly Meetups for people interested in topics related to accessibility and people with disabilities. Thomas lives in Tokyo, Japan.
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