Videos & Multimedia

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General ADA Videos

Americans with Disabilities Act Video [captioned, YouTube]

This video (6:30 min.) highlights the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, 1990 by President George H.W. Bush, and the progress made through implementation of the ADA by bringing down barriers and providing access to opportunities, as well as civil rights protection, for employment and all types of activities to individuals with disabilities. Also, available: ADA Video [audio described, YouTube].
Web: youtu.be/ns7UY8HdPr8; youtu.be/nY-e1TtXWaw

ADA Public Service Announcements [captioned, YouTube]

Six public service announcement videos (each 30 sec.) from the ADA National Network.
Web: youtube.com/user/DBTACSoutheastADA

ADA Signing Ceremony - July 26, 1990 - by President George H.W. Bush Video [formats: captioned, audio described]

This video (22 min.) documents the speech given by President George H. W. Bush when he signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law on July 26, 1990. President Bush speaks to a huge audience of activists, Congressional supporters, people with disabilities, and their families and friends gathered on the south lawn of the White House.
Web: ada.gov/videogallery.htm

Interview with John Wodatch: Retired Chief, Disability Rights Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice [captioned, YouTube]

This video interview (5:18 min.) with John Wodatch - Retired Chief, Disability Rights Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice - shares his thoughts on working with the ADA National Network since the passage of the ADA, the importance of National ADA Symposium, and trending issues in ADA implementation. Produced by the Great Plains ADA Center, a member of the ADA National Network, during the 2013 National ADA Symposium in San Antonio, Texas.
Web: youtube.com/watch?v=yCQLg65hvI0

Business & ADA Videos

Service Animals Are Welcome [captioned, YouTube]

A public service announcement video (30 sec.) from the ADA National Network.
Web: youtube.com/watch?v=p3Wyc6u7fHs

Ten Small Business Mistakes Video [formats: captioned, audio described]

This video (13 min.) features store owners expressing their doubts or misunderstandings about the ADA followed by responses from the Assistant Attorney for Civil Rights and other Department of Justice employees explaining the law in common sense terms.
Web: ada.gov/videogallery.htm#anchor10mistakes990

Where's Brett? [captioned, YouTube]

A public service announcement video (30 sec.) from the ADA National Network.
Web: youtube.com/watch?v=S9zu-o0BdII

Education & ADA Videos

Day in Student Life [captioned, YouTube]

A public service announcement video (30 sec.) from the ADA National Network.
Web: youtube.com/watch?v=MrukJTUmc_A

Good Morning Class [captioned, YouTube]

A public service announcement video (30 sec.) from the ADA National Network.
Web: youtube.com/watch?v=f9pG6q-vtgk

Success in College & Work: Students with Disabilities Videos [captioned]

Four videos (Danielle, Alexander, Valaska, Santara) about real-life strategies for school and getting jobs from students with disabilities, including the struggles of self-reporting a disability and negotiating accommodations in school and at work. A collaborative project of the ADA National Network developed by the New England ADA Center.
Web: newenglandada.org/videos

Employment & ADA Videos

Employing People with Disabilities Video [captioned, Windows Media]

This video (8 min.) is a collaborative project of the ADA National Network.
Also, available: Transcript - Video: Employing People with Disabilities [Text].
Web: adasoutheast.org/about/video/SEDisability_256k.asx

I Am [captioned, YouTube]

A public service announcement video (30 sec.) from the ADA National Network.
Web: youtube.com/watch?v=rJoaD3G2HuQ

Success in College & Work: Students with Disabilities Videos [captioned]

Four videos (Danielle, Alexander, Valaska, Santara) about real-life strategies for school and getting jobs from students with disabilities, including the struggles of self-reporting a disability and negotiating accommodations in school and at work. A collaborative project of the ADA National Network developed by the New England ADA Center.
Web: newenglandada.org/videos

What Can YOU Do? Campaign for Disability Employment Videos [YouTube]

The Campaign for Disability Employment promotes positive employment outcomes for people with disabilities by encouraging employers and others to recognize the value and talent they bring to the workplace.This is a collaborative effort lead by the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP).

  1. Because - Public Service Announcement [YouTube]
    Because PSA [formats: open, closed, spanish, audio-described]
  2. I Can - Public Service Announcement [YouTube]
    I Can PSA [formats: open, closed, spanish, audio-described]
  3. What Can YOU Do? Campaign for Disability Employment Outreach Toolkits

Web: whatcanyoudocampaign.org; youtube.com/user/TheWhatcanyoudo

You're Hired [captioned, YouTube]

A public service announcement video (30 sec.) from the ADA National Network.
Web: youtube.com/watch?v=dloKomwSyY8

Accessible Design & ADA Videos

Accessible Parking Public Service Announcement [formats: captioned, audio file]

Competition of parking is a standing stress for most drivers in modern day America. Accessible parking is viewed by many as a privilege; others think too many accessible spaces are available. Many thanks to Robert David Hall of the TV show CSI who collaborated on this PSA with the ADA National Network.
Web: nwadacenter.org/about-us/staff/psa

Accessible Sidewalks Video Series [captioned]

A four-part video series developed by the U.S. Access Board to illustrate issues and considerations in the design of sidewalks. The series covers access for pedestrians with mobility impairments, including those who use wheelchairs, and pedestrians who are blind or have low vision.
Web: access-board.gov/guidelines-and-standards/streets-sidewalks/public-rights-of-way/guidance-and-research/accessible-sidewalks-video-series

ADA Accessible Playground Guidelines [captioned, YouTube]

This video (5:30 min.) is based on the U.S. Access Board Accessibility Guidelines for Play Areas. The intended audience includes disability advocates, parents of children with disabilities, and others interested in altering and existing playgound or constructing a new play area. Produced by the Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities and Disability Rights, an affiliate of the Southeast ADA Center, a member of the ADA National Network.
Web: youtube.com/watch?v=yCQLg65hvI0

Questions on Accessible Media?

For questions on captioning and making media accessible, contact your ADA Center or call toll-free 1-800-949-4232 [voice/tty].

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