Rochester, New York -- In a lawsuit filed today in federal district court in New York, a medical student who is deaf alleges that the American Heart Association violated federal and state disability law by refusing to caption its online educational and training materials for health care providers who wish to obtain certification in basic life support and first aid.
Watch NAD CEO Howard A. Rosenblum share an update about public online videos with no captions. If you have any complaints regarding MIT or Harvard online videos with no captions, please contact the NAD – firstname.lastname@example.org / 301-587-1788 or 301-328-1443.
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For Immediate Release – February 12, 2015