FCC Seeks Nominations for Sixth Chairman’s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility

Americas, February 8 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Federal Communications Commission will accept nominations for the Sixth Chairman’s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility (Chairman’s AAA) beginning February 13, 2017 through April 13, 2017 for products, services, technologies or practices introduced to the public between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016.

The Chairman’s AAA are part of an FCC effort designed to recognize the efforts of individuals, organizations, academic institutions, companies and government agencies to make communications tools more accessible to people with disabilities.  Since the Chairman’s AAA were first launched in 2010 at the FCC’s celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Chairman’s AAA have been awarded on five occasions to recognize outstanding private and public sector ventures designed to encourage technological innovation and advance communications accessibility for people with disabilities.

For more information, visit https://www.fcc.gov

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