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The Accessibility Imperative for Web & Mobile: DOJ Regulations & What it Means for Public Sector Organizations

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Ensuring digital accessibility is crucial in providing equal access to essential public services and preventing the exclusion of people with disabilities. In April, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued its Final Rule mandating that state and local government organizations ensure their websites and mobile apps comply with WCAG 2.1 Level AA standards.

Join us for an insightful webinar dedicated to enhancing the accessibility and inclusivity of your website in light of the latest Department of Justice mandate. We'll explore:

  • • The impact of the recent DOJ ruling on web accessibility for state and local governments

  • • Strategies to improve the inclusivity and accessibility of your web content and documents

  • • The importance of text-to-speech solutions in making your content more accessible

  • • Privacy considerations and WCAG compliance to meet legal and ethical standards

Don’t miss this opportunity to stay ahead of the curve and ensure your website meets the latest accessibility standards. Register now to secure your spot and take a crucial step towards a more inclusive online presence!

Presented by Paul Stisser, VP of North America, ReadSpeaker and Ginger Dewey, Educational Development Manager, ReadSpeaker

Paul Stisser

A lifelong educator with a passion for inclusive and assistive technology, Paul Stisser brings a wealth of expertise with over 20 years' experience in Special Education, Assistive Technologies, and At-Risk Students, and 12+ years leading ReadSpeaker's North American Education and Government Solutions teams, advancing to the position of Vice President North America. Paul is dedicated to elevating the online learning and content reading experience through the seamless integration of text to speech and tools enhancing accessibility for eLearning, Learning Management Systems (LMS), and Content Reading in Digital Government services. 

Ginger Dewey

Ginger Dewey taught for 38 years in K12 and higher ed. When she retired, she started working for ReadSpeaker, doing what she loves - faculty training. She is married and has two adult children. Her daughter is a Civil Engineer, and her son is a Sergeant in the Marine Corps. She loves reading, crafting, and trying to keep up with her retired husband (which is quite a chore!).

Sign up to watch the Webinar: July 24 @ 2pm ET/11am PT


About ReadSpeaker

ReadSpeaker is the most trusted independent digital voice partner for global brands, institutions, and organizations. With 25 years’ experience, ReadSpeaker’s AI-powered text-to-speech solutions and expert assistance enhance the accessibility of digital content and enable more user-friendly and engaging interactions with technology. The company’s flexible cloud, on-premise, and embedded solutions bring over 200 expressive, humanlike synthetic voices in more than 50 languages to any application or device. The company consistently maintains its uncompromising commitment to data privacy and has so far speech enabled over 10,000 voice applications worldwide.

For more information, go to readspeaker.com and follow the company on LinkedIn and X.

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Our Moderator for the Webinar will be Pete Erickson, founder of Modev and creator of multiple AI conferences including VOICE & AI, CodeForward, and GovAI Summit. With a focus on AI market growth, Pete designs his events to provide a comprehensive roadmap that includes strategy for budget holders, hands-on product, development and design sessions, marketing and customer experience guidance and policy strategy support