The U.S. Department of Justice has formally expressed its intent to propose new federal regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to address the access needs of people with disabilities with respect to web sites, video description, and equipment, including so-called electronic and information technology, among other issues. The Justice Department continues to seek input from the public about these matters, and they need to hear from all of us. All comments must be received before midnight Eastern on Monday, January 24, 2011. Comments can be submitted online and uploaded as an attachment. To offer comment on each area of proposed Justice Department action, follow these instructions-- * For Internet information accessibility, include "CRT 110" in the text of your comments, along with your name and contact information, and then file them at: http://www.regulations.gov/#!submitComment;D=DOJ-CRT-2010-0005-0001 * For the availability of video description, include "CRT 112" in the text of your comments, along with your name and contact information, and then file them at: http://www.regulations.gov/#!submitComment;D=DOJ-CRT-2010-0007-0001 * For equipment accessibility, include "CRT 113" in the text of your comments, along with your name and contact information, and then file them at: http://www.regulations.gov/#!submitComment;D=DOJ-CRT-2010-0008-0001 To assist you with the preparation of your comments, on Tuesday afternoon, January 18, beginning at 3:00 p.m., Eastern, you are invited to participate in a teleseminar presentation and discussion about the major issues in play, the pros and cons of various approaches in response to the issues and questions raised by the Justice Department's actions, and how you can most effectively urge the Department to move forward with proposed regulations that will have the best possible odds of both becoming the law of the land and achieving their desired effect. To participate in this complimentary teleseminar, use the dial-in information below to join the moderated discussion (including Q&A) a few minutes before the prompt 3:00 p.m. start time on January 18: Dial: 1-800-294-4202 Participant Code: 140915 We look forward to your participation, and please share this invitation Check out the TABI resource web page at http://acorange.home.comcast.net/TABI and please make suggestions for new material. if you'd like to unsubscribe you can do so through the freelists.org web interface, or by sending an email to the address tabi-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject.