Deque Partners With John D. Kemp in Free Accessibility Litigation Webinar

Noted disability legal expert can help organizations avoid costly lawsuits

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Deque Systems has partnered with John D. Kemp of the Viscardi Center to offer a free webinar about how companies can protect themselves from digital accessibility litigation. This special webinar will cover legislation passed related to digital accessibility, including new Section 503 regulations, and will help organizations learn how to take measures to avoid legal risks. The webinar will be hosted by Deque Systems CEO Preety Kumar and noted disability rights legal expert John D. Kemp of the Viscardi Center.

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"This webinar is a unique opportunity for organizations to learn vital information to protect themselves from costly lawsuits regarding digital accessibility issues," Kumar said. "We are very excited to share our passion for digital equality with John D. Kemp, whose unique knowledge of the law as well as his background as a person living with disabilities gives him an expert knowledge of accessibility litigation. Many companies from a wide range of industries have recently been affected by lawsuits regarding digital accessibility and it is important for organizations to understand how these changing regulations affect their web and mobile properties."

The free webinar will be held on December 3, 2013, from 2-3 PM EST.  Full details and registration information can be found at: http://deque.co/litigationwebinar. If you have any additional questions about the webinar, contact Caitlin Cashin at caitlin.cashin@deque.com or (703)225-0380.

About John D. Kemp & The Viscardi Center

John D. Kemp is the President & CEO of The Viscardi Center of Albertson, NY, a national disability service and education organization. He is widely respected for his many achievements, both in the corporate and nonprofit worlds. He graduated from Georgetown University in 1971 and from Washburn University School of Law in 1974. Kemp was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Law from Washburn University School of Law in May, 2003. With more than 45 years of direct experience in the business and disability movement, John D. Kemp has partnered, worked for, and served on the Boards of Directors of some of the leading disability and nonprofit organizations. In his role with the Viscardi Center, Kemp continues his lifelong work as an advocate of those with disabilities. Learn more about the center at www.viscardicenter.org/

About Deque Systems

Founded in 1999, Deque Systems has paved the way for digital equality both from the user and technology perspectives. Deque has developed a uniquely robust suite of software tools that include WorldSpace - a enterprise level testing and remediation tool, FireEyes - a free testing plugin, and Amaze - a game-changing new software tool for accessibility triage and remediation. Deque has been a market leader, and a thought leader in digital accessibility software and services for over a decade; and since the commercial launch of Amaze in 2012, Deque has experienced rapid growth and secured its place as the top accessibility software and services provider. In June 2013, Deque was awarded the Computerworld 21st Century Achievement Award for Innovation for the Amaze technology, and the company has been recognized in the Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest Growing Companies for four years running. Learn more at www.deque.com

Media Contact: Caitlin Cashin, Deque Systems, 571.480.0790, caitlin.cashin@deque.com

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