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OTHER GENERAL RESOURCES

Helpful Information from the
U.S. Department of Justice

Guide to Disability Rights Laws
www.ada.gov/cguide.htm

Department of Justice ADA Homepage
www.ada.gov

Fact Sheet on 911 Access and Telephone Emergency Services
www.fcc.gov/cgb/dro/doj911es.html

Helpful Information from the
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

FAQ Sheets
www.fcc.gov/cgb/information_directory.html

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Sheets

INTRODUCTION TO THE FCC

About the FCC
www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/aboutfcc.html

Disability Issues in the FCC
www.fcc.gov/cgb/dro/dtffaq.html

Disability Rights Office at the
Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau
www.fcc.gov/cgb/dro/

WORKING WITH THE FCC

How to Comment
www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/howtocomment.html

How to File a Complaint
//www.fcc.gov/complaints

How to File an Informal Complaint
www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/informalcomplaint.html

How to Comment Electronically
www.fcc.gov/cgb/ecfs/

RELATED LEGISLATION OF INTEREST

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
//transition.fcc.gov/cgb/dro/504/disability_primer_1/html

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act
www.fcc.gov/cgb/dro/ab508.html

EMAIL NEWS AND UPDATES FROM THE FCC

To register for email news and updates from the FCC
Go to the FCC Consumer Registry at
www.fcc.gov/registry

OTHER USEFUL LINKS

TRACE Research and Development Center
at the University of Wisconsin in Madison
//trace.wisc.edu

Gallaudet University Technology Assessment Program
//tap.gallaudet.edu

U.S. Department of Education
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services (OSERS)
www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/index.html?src=mr

U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board U.S. Access Board
www.access-board.gov

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
www.eeoc.gov

U.S. General Services Administration Information Technology
Accommodation Division
www.section508.gov

National Council on Disability (NCD)
www.ncd.gov

U.S. Department of Labor
Office of Disability Employment Policy
//www.dol.gov/odep/

For other disability-related information available from the Federal Government, visit the interagency Web portal for people with disabilities at Disability.gov.
www.disability.gov

RECOMMENDED READING

DHHCAN Caption Action Guide – 2012 edition at
//www.cepintdi.org/text/default.aspx?pageid=78

DHHCAN Air Travel Action Guide
tdiforaccess.org/advocacy.aspx?key=Advocacy(Consumer%20Action%20Guides)&select=Advocacy##DHHCANAIRLINE

DHHCAN/NVRC Emergency Preparedness
and Emergency Communications Access
//dhhcan.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/dhhcanemergencyreport2.pdf

NOD – Special Needs Assessments
on Katrina Evacuees (SNAKE) – Report
//nod.org/assets/downloads/Special-Needs-For-Katrina-Evacuees.pdf

Expectations of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Communities
for Comprehensive Federal Action to
Accelerate Emergency 9-1-1 Access
//tap.gallaudet.edu/Emergency/E911/TDI-whitepaper2006.pdf

A Phone of Our Own:
The Deaf Insurrection Against Ma Bell
by Harry G. Lang (Gallaudet Press)
www.amazon.com/Phone-Our-Own-Insurrection-Against/dp/1563680904/ref=sr_1_1/104-9374897-0003946?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1193921502&sr=1-1

A New Civil Right:
Telecommunications Equality
for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Americans
by Karen Peltz Strauss (Gallaudet Press)
www.amazon.com/New-Civil-Right-Telecommunications-Americans/dp/1563682915/ref=sr_1_2/104-9374897-0003946?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1193921953&sr=1-2

Seeds of Disquiet
by Cheryl Heppner (Gallaudet Press)
www.amazon.com/Seeds-Disquiet-Cheryl-Heppner/dp/1563680165/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/104-9374897-0003946?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1193922226&sr=1-1

Moving Violations:
War Zones, Wheelchairs, and Declarations of Independence
by John Hockenberry (Hyperion)
www.amazon.com/MOVING-VIOLATIONS-WHEELCHAIRS-DECLARATIONS-INDEPENDENCE/dp/0786881623/ref=pd_bbs_2/104-9374897-0003946?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1193922357&sr=1-2

No Pity:
People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement
by Joseph P. Shapiro (Three Rivers Press/Random House, Inc.)
www.amazon.com/No-Pity-Disabilities-Forging-Movement/dp/0812924126/ref=pd_sim_b_shvl_title_2/104-9374897-0003946

OTHER RESOURCES

ILRU Directory of Centers for Independent Living
and Statewide Independent Living Councils
www.ilru.org/html/publications/directory/