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2015 Wireless Independence Now! Workshop Presentations Available Online

Throughout the summer of 2015, the AT&T Corporate Accessibility Technology Office and the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Wireless Technologies (Wireless RERC) conducted workshops for people with disabilities, caregivers, and professionals on how to use accessibility features found on smartphones and tablets.  Workshops focused on accessibility features helpful for people who use hearing aids, people who use text and video services, people who have communication difficulties, people who have difficulty seeing, people with cognitive disabilities, or sensory disabilities, p

Wireless Researchers Presenting at CSUN 2015

Wireless RERC researchers  Ben Lippincott and John Morris will be presenting at the 30th Annual Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference, also known as CSUN 2015.  The conference will convene in San Diego, CA from March 2 to March 7, 2015.  Attend the conference and be sure to visit the following Wireless RERC sessions:

Top TDPH Stories of 2014, Thank you for sharing!

Technology and Disability Policy Highlights (TDPH) editors produced over 190 stories in 2014, covering a wide range of disability issues. The “hot” topics were accessibility, provision of accessible services, assistive technology (AT), wireless technology, and policy.  Measured by social media sharing rates, with a combined total of 602 shares from the Wireless RERC newsroom, last year’s top ten stories were:

FCC Chairman Awards Accessibility Innovators

June 2014 – Federal Communications Commissioner, Tom Wheeler, presented the 3rd Annual Awards for Advancement in Accessibility (Chairman’s AAA) at the 2014 M-Enabling Summit in Arlington, Virginia. These are honorary awards given to innovators that develop communication technologies for people with disabilities. The Chairman’s AAA falls under the FCC’s Accessibility and Innovation Initiative and is awarded to both the private and public sector.

Discover the Accessibility Features of Smartphone: Cognitive Focus

  • Learn about the latest accessibility features found on Apple, Android, and Windows Phone smartphones!
  • Try the latest smartphones, “phablets” and tablets from AT&T!
  • Experts on hand to help you with your own devices!

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Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm


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The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Wireless Technologies is sponsored by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under grant number 90RE5007-01-00. The opinions contained in this website are those of the Wireless RERC and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or NIDILRR.