American Foundation for the Blind announces 2011 Access Award winners

Wednesday, 16 February 2011 16:04pm

Walt Disney, Accessible Twitter, Lexmark and CBS TV network were yesterday named the winners of the American Foundation for the Blind’s 2011 Access Awards.

The annual awards honour individuals and organisations that are significantly improving accessibility to their products and services for people who are blind and vision impaired.

The organisations were awarded for their “bold and successful strides toward creating new standards of accessibility and a better quality of life for people who are blind or visually impaired," said Carl Augusto, President and CEO of the American Foundation for the Blind.

Previous award recipients of the Access Awards include Apple, Inc., Google, and Canon USA, Inc.

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