Website accessibility an issue for colleges

JCR: Journal of Court Reporting, TheJCR.com, JCR WeeklyThe Oct. 26 Retriever, a publication of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, published an article that stressed the importance of making college websites accessible to all interested parties, including using closed captioning for people with hearing impairments or audio descriptions for people with vision impairments. The article referenced a recent lawsuit won by plaintiff Emanuel Delacruz, who is blind, and noted that colleges are violating the Americans with Disabilities Act if they are not providing such accommodations on their websites.

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