The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted a new order, along with various proposals, as steps to improve the quality of Video Relay Services (VRS). This item also proposes a new provider compensation plan to better ensure that the experience of people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind, or have speech disabilities is functionally equivalent to voice telephone services.
In this American Sign Language video, we share these new mandates and proposals. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cq0Xqt3uZBQ
July 20, 2PM,
Webinar: Neurodiversity and Workplace Technology. Sponsored by the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology.
This “virtual talk” will discuss why technology and information access is a critical right for everyone, and how technology solutions are changing employment opportunities for people with cognitive disabilities.
Details here: http://www.peatworks.org/content/2017/07/Coleman
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