The National Broadband Plan
- The National Broadband Plan
- The Plan by Issues
- Action Agenda
- Working Reports & Technical Papers
- Download the Plan
Accessibility and Innovation Initiative
The mission of the Accessibility and Innovation Initiative is to promote collaborative problem-solving among stakeholders to ensure that people with disabilities reap the full benefits of communications technology. Through workshops, field events, facilitated dialogues, and online tools, the Initiative will foster affordable technology solutions.
How to Get Involved
Chairman Awards for Advancements in Accessibility
Annual awards recognizing private, public, and private-public sector ventures advancing accessibility including technologies, standards, or best practices.
- Accessibility & Innovation Challenges
The A&I Initiative will be launching and tracking a series of accessibility challenges for industry, the developer community, and students to invent new applications and provide information on accessible products and best practices that we can link to or put on our website. Check out the A&I Accessibility Challenges.
Upcoming Workshops and Events
Workshops, field events, facilitated dialogues, and other gatherings where you will find FCC participating.
The FCC's Disability Rights Office works to ensure equal access to communications for people with disabilities.
Blog Posts on Accessibility & Innovation
Regular updates on the activities of the FCC and industry related to innovations in communication accessibility.
Join the AccessInfo Email List
A mailing list providing information about how to get regular email updates on accessibility-related FCC actions.
Find out how to file a complaint to obtain accessible equipment or services.
Information on Section 255 accessibility requirements and contact points.
Find out how to file a closed captioning complaint.
Find the contact information for your programming provider.
National Broadband Plan
Read accessible version of National Broadband Plan and FCC’s first ever working paper on accessibility and technology issues.
- Past Events and Workshops
Pam Gregory, Director, Pam.Gregory@starpower.net, (202) 418-2498
Jamal Mazrui, Deputy Director, Jamal.Mazrui@fcc.gov, (202) 418-0069
Solita Griffis, staff member, Solita.Griffis@fcc.gov, (202) 418-1564
Mikelle Morra, staff member, Mikelle.Morra@fcc.gov, (202) 418-7151