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FCC TO HOLD WORKSHOP ON EXPANDING DISABILITY ACCESS WITH WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES, MAY 13

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Released: April 26, 2010

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News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

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TTY: 1-888-835-5322

This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.
See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

For Immediate Release: News Media Contact:
April 26, 2010 Rosemary Kimball at (202) 418-0511

e-mail: rosemary.kimball@fcc.gov

FCC TO HOLD WORKSHOP ON EXPANDING DISABILITY ACCESS

WITH WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES, MAY 13

Washington, D.C. -- As part of its continuing effort to develop and implement consumer-focused
policies, including disabilities access, the Federal Communications Commission will hold a
workshop on May 13, 2010, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Commission Meeting Room, on
"Expanding Disability Access with Wireless Technologies." The workshop will focus on:
Mobile communications access issues facing people with disabilities and the
disparities in technology access.
Ways in which new technologies can offer opportunities to meet the communications
access needs of people with disabilities.
Technology demonstrations of advanced mobile communications.
The names of the panelists will be released at a later date.
Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Include a
description of the accommodation you will need and tell us how to contact you if we need more
information. Make your request as early as possible. Last minute requests will be accepted, but
may be impossible to fill. Send an e-mail to fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer &
Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY).
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For further information, contact Pamela Gregory, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau,
(202) 418-2498; TTY (202) 418-1169.

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