New Essay and Discussion: Telehealth and Telework Accessibility in a Pandemic-Induced Virtual World

The COVID-19 pandemic has undermined equal access to employment and healthcare for Americans who are deaf or hard of hearing as healthcare and employment migrate toward telehealth and telework activities. Authors of a new article in the University of Colorado Law Review Forum met recently to discuss the difficult issues deaf and hard of hearing Americans have faced navigating the legal and technical dimensions of healthcare and workplace accessibility in a pandemic-induced virtual world:

  • Blake E. Reid, Clinical Professor, University of Colorado Law School, and Director of the Silicon Flatirons Telecom and Platforms Initiative
  • Dr. Christian Vogler, Professor, Department of Art, Communication and Theatre, and Director of the Technology Access Program, Gallaudet University
  • Zainab Alkebsi, Esq., Policy Counsel for the National Association of the Deaf (NAD)

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