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MIT Has Agreed to Make Its Website and Online Educational Videos More Accessible to People Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

NPR National

February 19, 2020

“The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has agreed to make its website and online educational videos more accessible to people who are deaf and hard of hearing. It is part of a settlement in a federal lawsuit brought by the National Association of the Deaf and other plaintiffs. The announcement comes months after the plaintiffs reached a similar agreement with Harvard University. The group accused the schools of discrimination against people with hearing disabilities by not adequately or accurately captioning videos of lectures and other programs posted online.”

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