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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.

Win a Booth at CES 2016

Win a Booth at CES 2016

Startup companies, enter the CEA Foundation Video contest for a chance to win a booth at CES 2016!

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

Win a Booth in 2016 CES Eureka Park!

The CEA Foundation is holding its inaugural video contest to enable startup companies to compete for one of five booths in Eureka Park (the flagship startup marketplace) at 2016 CES. Selected companies will receive a free booth in Eureka Park, a $2,500 prize, and recognition for their impactful technologies.

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CEA Foundation attends Politico's Outside, In: Aging in a Tech World event

The CEA Foundation recently attended Politico's Outside, In: Aging in a Tech World event in Washington, DC. The event focused on emerging healthcare technologies and the role technology plays in today's aging population. Current advancements in healthcare technology are transforming how older adults' manage and treat health concerns. Politico gathered a panel of experts to discuss these technologies and the inherent pros and cons of their impact.

Panelist included:

Jeannine English, President, AARP
David Lindeman, Director, Center for Technology and Aging; Director, CITRIS Health, University of California
Dr. Reena Pande, Chief Medical Officer, AbilTo
Nora Super, Executive Director, White House Conference on Aging

Attached is a link to a recording of the event.

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CEA Foundation: White House Conference on Aging

Steve Ewell, Executive Director of the CEA Foundation, sat down with Nora Super, Executive Director of the 2015 White House Conference on Aging to discuss the White House Conference on Aging that took place on July 13th.

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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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Events

CEA Innovate!

/ November 08-10, 2015 New York, NY

The CEA Foundation will be at Innovate! Join us as we participate in the discussion with innovative companies from across the industry.

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CES 2016

/ January 06-09, 2016 Las Vegas, NV

The CEA Foundation will be at CES 2016. 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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