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Recognizing the importance of accessible information and communication technology (ICT) to young adults with disabilities, the Washington Metro Disabled Students Collective (WMDSC) and the Accessibility and Innovation Initiative of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will host a "Community Forum on Accessible ICT" on Friday, April 3, 2015.  The event will run from 11 AM to 3 PM at the 8th floor conference room of the U.S. Access Board, located at 1331 F St. NW, Washington, DC 20004.  FCC staff, students with disabilities, and other community members will discuss learning management systems, videos, mobile apps, social media, and other technologies that help young adults with disabilities communicate in school, social, and job settings.  Panelists and attendees will discuss current problems with ICT accessibility and propose solutions.

More information about WMSDC (pronounced “whim-disk”) is available at

http://DisabledStudentsDC.org

The meeting site is fully accessible to people using wheelchairs or other mobility aids.  Sign language interpreters, open captioning, and assistive listening devices will be provided on site.  Other 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).

Updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2016