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FCC links to helpful information

21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA)

CVAA General Information: http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/CVAA-access-act.pdf

Television and internet video programming

Access to Captioning Equipment: http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/captionsequipment.pdf

Closed Captioning on TV: http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/closedcaption.pdf

Closed Captioning on Internet: http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/captionsinternet.pdf

National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program

http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/NDBEDP.pdf

Telephone compatibility with hearing aids

Wireless Telephones: http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/hac_wireless.pdf

Wireline Telephones: http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/hac_wireline.pdf

Telecommunication Relay Services (TRS)

TRS General: http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/trs.pdf

IP Captioned Telephone: http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/ipcaptioned.pdf

Video Relay: http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/videorelay.pdf

Emergency Access

Access to Emergency Information on TV: http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/emergencyvideo.pdf

Text to 911: http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/text-to-911-consumer-guide.pdf

Information about FCC disability related actions

Sign up for AccessInfo: http://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/join-accessinfo-email-list

ASL Consumer Support Line: (844) 4-FCC-ASL (432-2275) (direct videophone)

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