News and ViewsMarch 21, 2023
Charter Honored for Accessibility Achievements
Helen Keller Achievement Award Recognizes Spectrum’s Accessible Technology that Helps Create a More Inclusive World for Persons with Disabilities
Charter Communications has received the prestigious Helen Keller Achievement Award from the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), for breakthrough innovations in expanding inclusive media for audiences who are blind and low vision.
Charter and the Honorable Tony Coelho, former California congressman and champion for disability rights who led the introduction of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), were the two recipients of the 2023 Helen Keller Achievement Award.
“Both of our honorees this year embody the heart and passion of Helen Keller in their efforts to create a more inclusive and just world for people with disabilities,” said AFB Board Chair Debbie Dennis. “Their contributions to society not only expanded equal access for people who are blind and low vision, but they continue to remind us all that the desire to dream something new is alive and well in the age of digital inclusion.”
For more than 40 years, Helen Keller was AFB’s leading ambassador, inspiring millions of people around the world. Since 1994, AFB has honored her legacy by recognizing [...]