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Company size: 63,300 employees

Key product/service items: Apple designs, manufactures and markets a range of personal computers, mobile communication and media devices, and portable digital music players. Apple’s portfolio of products comprising Macintosh (Mac) computing systems, iPods line of portable digital music and video players, iPhone handsets and iPad portable multimedia and computing devices.  Apple also sells a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications.

Accessibility website overview: Apple's accessibility website features all of their accessibility technologies for persons with visual, auditory, physical/motor, literacy and learning, and language and communication disabilities. It also features third party products and Section 508 information.

Key statements on ICT product and service accessibility: For more than 20 years, Apple has provided new and innovative solutions for people with disabilities, allowing them to access — and enjoy using — the Mac, iPod, iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV.  Apple’s assistive technology, which includes iPhone, iPad, iPod, and OS X include screen magnification and VoiceOver, a screen-access technology, for the blind and visually impaired, in its products as standard features — at no additional cost.

Key areas of accessibility work: Apple works to make products and technologies accessible to all persons including those with a range of disabilities. Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod all come standard with a range of accessibility features including a built-in screen reader, full-screen magnification, VoiceOver, white-on-black video, and mono audio.  Apple’s Mac OS X operating system was developed with a host of accessible options such as VoiceOver, screen magnification, Braille tables, cursor magnification, picture-in-picture zoom, simplified Safari reader, text to speech conversion, talking alerts, as well as high contrast and reverse video.  Apple’s iOS5 also offers standard support for more than 30 wireless Braille displays.  

Company accessibility website: http://www.apple.com/accessibility/

Contact information:
1 Infinite Loop
Cupertino, CA 95014
Tel: +1-408-996-1010
Apple Store Customer Service: +1-800-676-2775
Email: accessibility@apple.com