Reminder: Chairman’s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility

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 This is a reminder that the nomination window for the Federal Communications Commission’s 2020 Chairman’s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility is open until 11:59 p.m. on September 4, 2020.  The FCC is soliciting nominations for individuals who have made lasting and impactful contributions … Read More

ALDA Board Nominations for 2020 Election

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It’s time to nominate ALDAns to serve on the Association of Late-Deafened Adults, Inc. (ALDA) Board of Directors. This year’s positions open to be filled are: President Vice President Region 3 Director Region 4 Director Nominations can be made by … Read More

Federal Communications Commission: Call Blocking Updates

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Last week, FCC Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Chief, Patrick Webre, released a blog titled Building on the Promise of Call Blocking.  The blog highlights a recently released report on call blocking tools that found call-blocking technology is now widely available at low or … Read More

FCC Partners with HHS on MENTAL Health Innovation Challenge

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Last month, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the Mobilizing and Empowering the Nation and Technology to Address Loneliness & social isolation (MENTAL) Health Innovation Challenge.  The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) has joined the HHS, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and others in support of … Read More