Oct
02
2018

Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) Education Day: Real-Time Text

12:30 pm – 4:15 pm EDT
Room TW-C305 (Commission Meeting Room) 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20554

Standard international symbol of real-time text.

This event is being hosted with the assistance of the Commission’s Disability Advisory Committee (DAC).

The PSAP RTT Education Day will provide information to PSAPs and other emergency communications systems about RTT features and benefits for emergency response personnel and consumers (including consumers with disabilities); best practices for processing RTT requests from service providers; and ways to implement the RTT service feature.  Among other things, panels will address regulatory policy, PSAPs’ experiences with RTT testing, and RTT infrastructure issues.

There will be a live demonstration of the use of RTT and opportunities for interaction by and with the audience.

The event will be open to the public, but admittance will be limited to available seating.  The event also will be webcast with open captioning at https://www.fcc.gov/general/live; On the day of the event, audience members may ask questions in person or by e-mail to livequestions@fcc.gov.

Accessibility and Accommodations

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.
If making a request for an accommodation, please 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 by sending an e-mail to fcc504@fcc.gov or calling the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB) at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY). Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill.

To request materials in accessible formats for people with disabilities (Braille, large print, electronic files, audio format), please send an e-mail to fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY).

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Contact

Debra Patkin, Attorney Advisor
CGB Disability Rights Office