We understand different needs
What is accessibility? It’s ensuring that the things people depend on throughout their daily lives are usable regardless of whether a person has a disability. Statistics show that about 20% of the world’s population have a disability or an access need.
Accessibility is about making sure that everyone can partake in what the world has to offer. It's about all of us.
Determination. Innovation. Inspiration.
Read stories of how these aspirations converge in accessibility
for the more than 61 million people in the U.S. living with disabilities.
People with Disabilities Day to last all week in Mexico City
Living with a disability is a global experience. AT&T is using the Dec. 3 observance of International Day of People with Disabilities to spend a week focusing on disabilities in North America’s largest city.
Accessibility makes life better for all
Accessible solutions can expand the world in surprising ways. Curb cuts, automatic doors, text messaging and speech-to-text applications are just a few examples of innovations that originated to help people with disabilities and are now in widespread use.
Everyone counts at AT&T
Disabilities shouldn’t be kept in the shadows. The observance of World Mental Health Day and a program at AT&T are just a few efforts fighting the stigma that still keeps mental and physical disabilities in the dark.
Accessing Your World
Connecting with friends, family and entertainment from wherever we work or play and whenever we want should be easy – for everyone. Our dedication to accessibility comes through in the products and services we offer.
Screenreaders, talking guides and dictation apps are just some of the products to help the blind or those with low vision get to know their devices or just get connected.
Hearing and Speech
Find out which devices are hearing aid-compatible. Need information on real time text (RTT), text telephone (TTY) or closed captioning? We can help with that, too.
Get more information on accessible phones, tablets, mobile apps and smart homes. Also learn about helpful phone features such as voice commands or gestures to make connecting easier.
Learn more about specialized equipment, senior discounts and customer service options. Visit any of the other product sections that best describe your specialized need(s).
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Taking the City:One Challenge
The City:One Challenge provides space for cities, communities and industry to collaboratively pursue urban solutions that provide greater access to all. Accepting the challenge, AT&T has joined Ford, Dell and Microsoft to help solve some of the most pressing mobility issues that face cities of the future, starting in Indianapolis, Mexico City, Austin and Detroit.
NDEAM: Ensuring everyone has a place in the workforce
To honor October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), AT&T is sharing stories about the many ways the company promotes inclusion. One effort, the employee resource group “Ability”, advocates for people with all disabilities and aims to shed light on invisible disabilities.
Disability Not a Barrier
Significant trends – including low unemployment, heightened advocacy and mounting evidence that inclusion can boost the bottom line for businesses – are making accessibility the next front in efforts to diversify workplaces.