Karen Peltz Strauss

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  • Attorney at the National Center for Law and the Deaf
  • Deputy Chief of the Policy, Consumer and Government Affairs Bureau at FCC
  • Influenced Title II (9-1-1 Access) and Title IV (Relay Services) of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
  • Helped Developed Section 255 (Access to Telecommunication Products and Services and Section 713 (Television Closed Captioning) of the Telecommunications Act of 1996
  • Major contributor to The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA).
  • Her filings contributed to many recent strides in access