Documents/CIOC2012/1: Accessibility/1.3: Engagement

1.3: Engagement

Engage disability advocacy groups, industry, and academia to tap into new sources of information and innovation for accessible technology.


  • Disability Advocacy Groups

  • Industry

  • Academia

  • Vendor Outreach SubcommitteeThe Vendor Outreach Subcommittee develops strategies and initiatives to increase vendor awareness about the Federal requirements for accessibility and provides encouragement and support for vendors to maintain serious accessibility capacity. The Subcommittee assists Federal CIO’s to communicate the importance of accessibility to the private sector. Most of the Subcommittee’s work focuses on selected technology industry segments where there is a need for enhanced accessibility.

  • Deborah KaplanChair, SSA

  • Ellen CroweCo-Chair, VA