Episode 62 of the Get Connected podcast welcomes Anne Caggiano, a lawyer on Blackbaud's legal team to discuss the current landscape of website accessibility litigation pertaining to Title III on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Our hosts, Jeff Ritter and Daren Worcester, also dig into the website management factors that can impact website accessibility compliance.
Key topics discussed in the podcast:
- Does Title III apply to private and independent school websites?
- Where does the Department of Justice (DOJ) stand on website accessibility?
- What are the potential implications for K–12 schools of the Camacho case where a blind resident of Brooklyn, N.Y., is suing 50 colleges and universities for ADA compliance?
- What is a reasonable expectation for schools to comply with the Web Accessibility Initiative (WC3)'s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)?
- What are the potential penalties for a school site that's found to be in violation of Title III?
- What should schools do to ensure their website meets today's compliance standards?
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