Celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act, July 26 and 27

The American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) is turning 30 on Sunday, July 26, 2020. The ADA prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in several areas, including employment, transportation, public accommodations, communications and access to state and local government programs’ and services.

In honor of this groundbreaking legislation, King County, the City of Seattle and the Northwest ADA Center have put together a three-hour block of television programming that highlights individual stories about disability, ways to support accessibility, and challenges that remain for individuals with a disability in our community. Please join us on the Seattle Channel on Sunday, July 26 from 2 – 5 p.m. and King County TV on Monday, July 27 from 5 – 8 p.m. All programming will be accessible. For more details, view  this flyer.

This special television programming will include:

  • Presentations by Seattle’s renowned architect Karen Braitmayer
  • An original documentary, Bottom Dollars, by Rooted in Rights
  • Benefits of Universal Design
  • Breaking Down Barriers with Supported Employment
  • Introduction to Accessible Online Meetings, Alt Text, Captions, and Transcripts

The Seattle Channel airs on channels 21 on Comcast and Wave, 8003 on CenturyLink, and in HD on Comcast channel 321, 721 on Wave, and 8503 on CenturyLink. King County TV airs on Comcast channels 22 and 322 in HD, and Wave channel 22.