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.
Learning about life with a disability
The AT&T Accessibility Lab shares glimpses into the lives of people with disabilities. Charged with serving all people, AT&T employees can gain a sense of what it’s like to live with a cognitive, visual, hearing or motor disability by visiting the hands-on, traveling lab.
Happy birthday, ADA – historic disability legislation turns 29
Passed July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act provides people with disabilities the same rights and opportunities as everyone else. The passage of the groundbreaking legislation created significant progress toward inclusion for all.
Life experiences shape AT&T leaders’ dedication to accessibility
David Huntley, a senior executive vice president and the Chief Compliance Officer for AT&T, understands why accessibility matters. Because for us, it’s personal.
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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Why People Hide their Disabilities at Work
A full 30% of professionals fit the current federal definition of having a disability — and the majority are keeping that status a secret. Disclosing “invisible disabilities” on the job can relieve the stress of keeping things bottled up and support career development.
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.
Empowering Tech Caregivers to Tackle Online Safety
If you are assisting a loved one online, you may need to help safeguard against scams, spam, malware, identity theft and other online threats. Critical measures like strong passwords can be intimidating to many users, but support is available to help you protect the people you care about.