Policies, Legislation, and Initiatives to Promote Access to ICTs for People with Hearing and/or Speech Impairment

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Policies, Legislation, and Initiatives to Promote Access to ICTs for People with Hearing and/or Speech Impairment

Publication Number

APEC#218-TC-01.1

Published Date

October 2018

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Telecommunications and Information(TELWG)

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275

Pages

24

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Description

This paper catalogues how APEC economies provide assistance to the hearing and/or speech impaired, the legislation in place to provide this support and the initiatives that encourage industry to consider accessibility in the development of information and communication technologies (ICTs). It further provides a summary of trends in policies, legislation, and initiatives in consideration of the findings in the study.