The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is now accepting nominations for its annual Advancement in Accessibility Awards. The awards seek to recognise innovative efforts by the private and public sectors to advance accessibility for people with disabilities.
This year, the awards will highlight ventures aimed at helping people with disabilities find employment, and those that make communications products or services more accessible.
Recognising the growing reliance on smartphones, tablets and social media by people with a disability, the Awards will also showcase developments around increased accessibility of mobile web browsers and social media platforms.
Categories for this year’s awards include: