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TASK FORCES
TECHNOLOGY AND TELECOMMUNICATION
 

Mission

The Telecommunications and Technology Task Force deals with issues related to access to telecommunications and assistive technology in education, employment and independent living.

Co-chairs

  • Michael Brogioli
    Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)
    (703) 524-6686 phone 
    mbrogioli@resna.org
  • Mark Richert 
    American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
    202-822-0833 phone 
    202-822-0838 fax

    mrichert@afb.net

Communications Captain

Update

The Technology/Telecommunications Task Force has been focusing on two areas:

  1. Seeking full funding for the Assistive Technology Act including state assistive technology programs and the national technical assistance project and restoration of funds for the protection and advocacy assistive technology programs. The task force sent a sign-on letter to the hill on behalf of Assistive Technology Act program funding.

  2. Preparing for the U.S. Access Board’s refreshment process for their guidance on Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, which requires all information technology purchased by the federal government be accessible, and Section 255 of the Telecommunications Act, which requires accessibility features in telecommunications equipment.

2018 Policy Priorities for CCD Technology and Telecommunications Task Force

  ACTIVITIES
Technology and Telecommunication Task Force
Annual Report - Technology and Telecommunication Task Force
(January 23,  2018) - Download [ PDF ]
Technology and Telecommunication Task Force
Annual Report - Technology and Telecommunication Task Force
(January 22,  2018) - Download [ PDF ]
 
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