Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Video
This two-part video, from the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes, is presented in American Sign Language by Howard Rosenblum, a disabilities rights lawyer. The videos describe the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and how it applies to postsecondary education. The first video runs 32:56 minutes in length and describes the ADA in detail including background information, the individual parts of the Act, and the federal agencies responsible for enforcing ADA laws. The second video runs 22:16 minutes in length and describes how the ADA and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 apply to postsecondary education. Topics covered include ADA's definition of disability, when a deaf or hard of hearing person qualifies for ADA, when and how institutions must make buildings accessible, types of equipment and services that institutions must provide to deaf and hard of hearing students, how students can effectively obtain services they have qualified for, and more.