Expanding Disability Access with Wireless Technologies

2:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Commission Meeting Room (TW-C305), 445 12th Street S.W., Washington, DC

As part of its continuing effort to develop and implement consumer-focused policies, including disabilities access, the Federal Communications Commission held 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 focused 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


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 or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY).

News Media Contacts

Rosemary Kimball

  • Phone: (202) 418-0511
  • E-mail

Pamela Gregory, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau

  • By Phone: (202) 418-2498
  • TTY: (202) 418-1169

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