Protecting the right for Americans with hearing loss to access the technology they need to communicate.
The Clear2Connect Coalition is a group of organizations from across the U.S. working together to protect the right for Americans with hearing loss to use their residual hearing to communicate via Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service (IP CTS), also known as captioned telephone service.
Interested in using captioned telephone service?
News & Updates
If you or someone you care about is among the 48 million Americans who experience hearing loss, here’s some news for you. Access to communication is especially vital during national emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic, which has left many Americans...
Celebrating 30 Years of Communication Access: Why Automatic Speech Recognition is Not Yet a Measure of Success
By Danielle Applegate In recognition of the landmark 30th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) shined a spotlight on how accessible communications has evolved in the past three decades....