Audio Description Associates to Help Federal Agencies Meet Section 508 Requirements
TAKOMA PARK, Md., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — GSA Applications is pleased to announce that Audio Description Associates, LLC has been awarded a GSA Schedule 738 II (Language Services) contract and is now certified to provide services to the federal government. Audio Description Associates has placed their Services for the Visual & Hearing Impaired on the government’s electronic ordering system, GSA Advantage!®.
“This schedule opens up significantly more markets for us at federal agencies as they make their media projects accessible to people who are blind or deaf,” states Joel Snyder, President at Audio Description Associates, LLC, adding, “With our GSA schedule, state and municipal agencies can also take advantage of our fixed government pricing. They can secure our services with confidence knowing that we are a fully vetted US small business specializing in providing audio description services for people who are visually impaired or captions for people who are deaf.”
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act was enacted to eliminate barriers in information technology, open new opportunities for people with disabilities, and encourage development of technologies that will help achieve these goals. The law applies to all Federal agencies when they develop, procure, maintain, or use electronic and information technology.
Audio Description Associates specializes in audio description services, developing succinct descriptions of visual images in video or film. They have provided services and training in multiple languages in over 35 countries globally; and have serviced Federal agencies including the National Park Service; US Department of Agriculture/Forest Service; Social Security Administration; and the Smithsonian Institution.
About Audio Description Associates, LLC:
A registered Small Business established in 1990, Audio Description Associates offers a full range of Audio Description services. Using their expertise with description fundamentals to create access for people who are blind, their professionals work with government agencies and community organizations to develop Audio Description, providing access to a broad array of live events, exhibits, meetings, and tours; television and film productions; and recorded, web-based presentations. Visit www.audiodescribe.com for more information.
For Audio Description Associates, LLC: Joel Snyder, President at 301.920.0218
GSA Applications managed the successful GSA submission on behalf of Audio Description Associates, LLC. With over 850 approved schedules, the Tampa Florida based company delivers professional government marketing services to businesses throughout country. For more information, visit www.gsaapplications.com.
SOURCE GSA Applications