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General ADA Videos

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Video [captioned, YouTube] | ADA Video [audio described, YouTube]

(6:30 min.) Highlights signing of the 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.
Web: youtu.be/ns7UY8HdPr8; youtu.be/nY-e1TtXWaw

ADA Public Service Announcements [captioned, YouTube]

(30 sec.) Six public service announcement videos 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]

(22 min.) Documents the speech given by President George H.W. Bush when he signed the ADA into law on July 26, 1990 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. Dept. of Justice [captioned, YouTube]

(5:18 min.) John Wodatch - Retired Chief, Disability Rights Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Dept. 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 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]

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

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

(13 min.) Store owners express 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]

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

Education & ADA Videos

Day in Student Life [captioned, YouTube]

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

Good Morning Class [captioned, YouTube]

(30 sec.) A public service announcement 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]

(8 min.) 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]

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

Punch-In: Your Self-Directed Employment Assistant: Digital Tips and Expert Video Series [captioned]

Collection of captioned videos to help students and young adults with disabilities to make connections and be successful in their job-seeking process and employment endeavors. A collaborative project of the Great Lakes ADA Center.
Web: punch-in.org/avl-video-group/digital-tips/

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]

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

Accessible Design & ADA Videos

Accessible Parking Video Fact Sheet [captioned, YouTube]

(7:56 min.) Overviews accessible parking requirements from the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design. Produced by the Great Plains ADA Center.
Web: youtube.com/watch?v=3MZiZFNNvM8

Accessible Sidewalks Video Series [captioned]

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]

(5:30 min.) 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

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