Winners announced for 2013 Accessibility Awards

Americas, January 30 2014

AUSTIN, TX: The Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities (GCPD), in partnership with the Accessibility Professionals Association (APA), has announced the winners of the 2013 Accessibility Awards, which recognize businesses and organizations that go above and beyond the legal requirements to provide both physical and service accessibility to people with disabilities.

Nominations for the awards were submitted by individuals and organizations from communities throughout the state. Site visits and interviews were conducted by Registered Accessibility Specialists with APA and local community contacts familiar with disability service issues.

Winners of the 2013 Accessibility Awards will be honored at a ceremony in conjunction with the APA Annual Conference and Training on Thursday, January 30, at 11:30 a.m. at the Austin Marriott Hotel North in Round Rock. The ceremony is open to the public.

For more information on the awards and the event, contact Jo Virgil, Community Outreach and Information Coordinator for the GCPD, at (512) 463-5740 or, or contact Fred Cawyer of APA, at (972) 285-2445 or,

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