APA/GCPD Accessibility Awards
2013 Accessibility Awards Information
Application deadline for submissions for 2013 Statewide Awards due by September 2013.
Congratulations to the 2012 APA/GCPD Design Award Winners!
- Texas A&M University - Memorial Student Center
- White Rock Hills Branch Library - City of Dallas
Read more about the 2012 winners in this January 2013 Press Release
from the Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities.
The 2012 Statewide Awards Ceremony was held Thursday, January 24, 2013 during the APA Annual Convention in Austin (Round Rock), TX
Since 2010, the Accessibility Professionals Association (APA), formerly known as the Texas Registered Accessibility Specialists Association (TRASA), has worked with the Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities (GCPD) to recognize businesses and organizations that go significantly above and beyond the legal requirements of both physical and service accessibility for people with disabilities. Nominations can be submitted by accessibility specialists, building owners or managers, or by appreciative public citizens. Site visits are made by APA professionals to inspect physical accessibility and by professionals familiar with disability issues to inspect for service accessibility (friendliness of staff, easily accessible accommodations, innovations such as Braille menus, etc). Winners of the award are selected in several different categories, including Recreation, Education, Medical and Health Services, Restaurant and Entertainment, others. Each year, the winners are recognized as part of APA's annual conference in January.
For additional information, please contact:
Mr. Fred D. Cawyer RAS at email@example.com
or, Ms. Jo Virgil at firstname.lastname@example.org