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How Technology is Helping People with Disabilities

How Technology is Helping People with Disabilities

At 2015 International CES the CEA Foundation hosted a panel of experts to discuss how technology is helping people with disabilities. Click to see video of the star studded panel.

The CEA Foundation

The CEA Foundation

The CEA Foundation was launched in 2012 with the mission of linking seniors and people with disabilities with technology to enhance their lives.

You Can Change Lives!

You Can Change Lives!

The CEA Foundation can now accept donations online. Your support will go to improving the lives of seniors and people with disabilities.

CEA Foundation Named 2014 Power of A Gold Winner

CEA Foundation Named 2014 Power of A Gold Winner

The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has selected the CEA Foundation as a 2014 “Power of A” Gold Award winner.


The CEA Foundation is a public, national foundation affiliated with the Consumer Electronics Association.  It was established with the mission to link seniors and people with disabilities with technologies to enhance their lives.  The Foundation is focused on strategic support of programs to impact these communities and has launched its first series of grants in 2012.  It also serves to facilitate dialog between industry, consumers, government, advocacy groups and other key stakeholders around important issues.


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Grants

Gallaudet

The CEA Foundation supports the Technology Access Program at Gallaudet University, in a grant to teach consumer with hearing loss about the effective use of their hearing devices with telecommunications technologies. With this CEA Foundation grant, Gallaudet plans to produce eight instructional videos during the course of the upcoming year-long project. This program will support the CEA Foundation's mission of linking seniors and people with disabilities with technology to enhance their lives. Learn more.

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Announcements

2015 CES Innovations Award Winners Announced!

The CEA Foundation congratulates all of the winners of the CES Innovations Awards!  There any many incredible products in categories including Accessibility and Tech for a Better World. These products highlight the power of innovative technology!

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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Praises CEA Foundation Work

During his one-on-one interview with Gary Shapiro (President and CEO of CEA) FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler praised the work of the CEA Foundation.  See the full interview for this and the many topics that they discussed.

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CEA Foundation Congratulates Winners of FCC Awards

The CEA Foundation congratulates all of the winners of the FCC Chairman's fourth annual Awards for Advancement in Accessibility which were presented during the M-Enabling Summit.

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CEA Foundation Interviewed on CESLive

CEA Foundation Executive Director Steve Ewell was interviewed by iMore's Rene Ritche and Serenity Caldwell on Geekbeat.  In addition to seeing the video, you can also learn about iMore's work on accessibility at http://www.imore.com/accessibility

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CEA Foundation Congratulates OATS on launch of Senior Planet Digital Entrepreneurship Institute

The CEA Foundation congratulates Older Adults Technology Services on the launch of the Digital Entrepreneurship Institute to help enterprising seniors harness the power of technology to start, manage and grow business and social ventures.

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Events

2015 International CES

/ January 06-09, 2015 Las Vegas, NV

The CEA Foundation will be at the 2015 International CES. Stop by CEA Center in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center for more information about the CEA Foundation.

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mEnabling Conference

/ June 01-02, 2015 Arlington, VA

The M-Enabling Summit is dedicated to promoting mobile accessible and assistive applications for senior citizens and people with disabilities. CEA and the CEA Foundation continue to actively participate in the annual M-Enabling Summit and will be featured at a variety of panels and activities this year.

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