University of Maryland


Telecom Access Policy Paper Released by NCD

January 2nd, 2007

The National Council on Disability released a policy paper on “The Need for Federal Legislation and Regulation Prohibiting Telecommunications and Information Services Discrimination.”  This paper, drafted by Karen Peltz Strauss, incorporates many recommendations provided by the Telecommunication Access RERC to the FCC. Her new book on this topic is A New Civil Right: Telecommunications Equality for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Americans.