The Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau develops and implements the FCC's consumer policies and serves as the agency's connection to the American consumer. Our mission includes disability rights, consumer education, and outreach to state, local and Tribal governments. Learn more about our work.
Patrick Webre, Acting Bureau Chief
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On July 26, 1990 – 27 years ago today – the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became the law...
Americans are reaping the benefits of rapid and exciting changes in the ways we communicate. ...
Our Disability Rights Office addresses a variety of disability-related telecommunications matters, including access to equipment and services, mobile phone web browsers, emergency information and closed captioning. We also provide expert advice and assistance to consumers, industry and others on issues relevant to people with disabilities.