WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the formation of the Air Carrier Access Act Advisory Committee (ACAA Advisory Committee) and the appointment of 19 members. The ACAA Advisory Committee is being established pursuant to the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (FAA Act). The Committee’s charter is available online.
Employees with visual disabilities use different types of alternative formats that may include large print, electronic/diskette, Braille, or audiotape. The DOT Disability Resource Center (DRC) urges employees and supervisors to begin creating accessible documents and to learn about the benefits of DRC services.
Whether you're a supervisor, co-worker of an employee with a visual disability, or if you're sponsoring a meeting or event, information must be provided in alternative formats to ensure that employees with disabilities have equal opportunities in the DOT workplace.
A summary of important links and policies regarding accessibility issues.