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Video & Multimedia

Note: Videos are captioned and located on YouTube channels of the ADA National Network and the regional ADA centers, unless otherwise noted.

Topics for Videos

ADA (general) Videos

  • ADA State of the Science 2021
    Three videos from the ADA National Network 2021 State of the Science highlight research related to successes and challenges in fulfilling the promise of the ADA. Each day the virtual conference featured a keynote speaker and research presentations, from the ADA Regional Centers as well as external researchers, focusing on unique themes.
  1. ADA State of the Science 2021 – Day 1: Employment and Economic Self-Sufficiency
  2. ADA State of the Science 2021 – Day 2: Community Development and Planning
  3. ADA State of the Science 2021 – Day 3: Access and Inclusion

Business & ADA Videos

Business and ADA Matters Playlist

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

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.

Communication Access and ASL Videos

Communication Matters Playlist

Great Lakes ADA Center – ASL video resources


Education & ADA Videos

Education & Access Matters Playlist

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.
Source: New England ADA Center.

Employment & ADA Videos

Employment and ADA Matters Playlist

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.
Source: Great Lakes ADA Center.

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.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) 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


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.

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.

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.

Service Animals

Service Animals and Transit Systems [11:07 minutes]

Learn about the rights and responsibilities of riders and transit operators regarding service animals and transit systems.

Service Animals Playlist

Questions on Accessible Media?