8 Tips for Creating Your Own TikTok, Zoom, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat Captions

by: David Titmus

We often hear from people who want to caption their own videos. Though the best captions are created by professionals like those here at VITAC, we understand the struggle. Wildly popular platforms like TikTok, Instagram, and Snapchat allow users to create their own text to apply to prerecorded video. Facebook … Read More

ADA Round-Up: Illinois Prison Sanctions, Senior Living Communities Sued

by: David Titmus

Welcome to the latest edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Court Sanctions Illinois Prisons for Failing Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Prisoners A federal judge has ruled that the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) violated the settlement agreement in … Read More

Captions Help Make all Classrooms – Physical and Virtual – Accessible

by: David Titmus

Schools and colleges across the country explored new ways to teach students this spring as the coronavirus pandemic forced academic institutions to shutter classrooms and cancel in-person instruction. As distance learning and virtual teaching became commonplace – nearly 55 million students nationwide continued their educations remotely while schools were closed … Read More

VITAC Provides Accessible Communication to Local Governments, Federal Agencies

by: David Titmus

Accessible communication (and, at times, the lack thereof) has been an important topic of discussion over these past few months as viewers across the country have watched daily COVID-19 news conferences, governor updates, and press briefings to keep current with public health and safety information. However, some in the deaf … Read More

ADA Round-Up: $3.3 Million Disability Discrimination Settlement; Braille Gift Card Rulings 

by: David Titmus

Welcome to the latest edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. FedEx Ground to Pay $3.3 Million to Settle Disability Discrimination Suit FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. has agreed to pay $3.3 million to resolve a disability discrimination … Read More

Not All Conferencing Platforms are the Same When it Comes to Viewing Captions

by: David Titmus

As the need for remote meetings and conferences continues to swell so, too, does the need to make those meetings accessible to everyone on the call. VITAC can bring captions to multiple virtual meeting platforms. Our video conferencing solutions provide accessibility and inclusion for business meetings, community gatherings, or small … Read More