Telehealth Office Hours:: Accessibility (May 15, 2021)

Telehealth Office Hours:: Accessibility (May 15, 2021)

Publication Date: May 19, 2021


This presentation provides a high-level overview of accessibility considerations in telemedicine under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. We will discuss various types of services and modifications to help ensure that people with disabilities have equal access to telemedicine services. Presenters: Veronica Williamson, Civil Rights Specialist, and Clarette Yen, Attorney Advisor, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section.

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