Our mission at Sprint is to provide the highest quality wireless products and services for our customers, including those with disabilities. From our industry-leading devices to pioneering the nation's first 4G network, we are committed to anticipating the needs of our customers and making our award-winning services accessible to all. We demonstrate that commitment by working with a number of phone manufacturers and vendors to offer wireless services and devices that incorporate helpful, easy-to-use features.
This site is organized according to broad categories of disability. Please click the links to the left to learn more about Sprint devices, features, services and programs that assist people with disabilities in each category.
Sprint is widely recognized for developing, engineering, and deploying innovative technologies, including: a robust wireless network that served more than 55 million customers by the end of 2013; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone.
Quality Services for the Autism Community (QSAC), a New York-based charity supporting children and adults with autism, selects Sprint as the 2014 recipient of the Change Maker Award for its commitment to accessibility for people with disabilities. Sprint offers a variety of products and services, including unique accessibility-themed ID packs for select Android™ devices that are designed to accommodate various accessibility needs. Sprint's four accessibility themed ID packs, among other services, assist individuals with autism who are working to improve their socialization and communication skills. For more information, visit our newsroom.
"At Sprint, we recognize how making wireless technology more accessible can reduce, and perhaps eventually eliminate, the communication barriers faced by individuals with disabilities. We embrace this challenge and we are proud to receive the 2014 Change Maker Award" - Dan Hesse, Sprint CEO, February 2014.
More about Sprint ID Packs: The Sprint Accessible Education ID pack and Sprint Accessibility ID pack, developed by Apps4Android and available on Sprint and Boost Mobile, bundles applications designed to accommodate the accessibility needs of people who are unable to read standard printed material, including on their smartphone, because of blindness, visual disability, physical limitations, organic dysfunction or dyslexia. Thank you to the U.S. Department of Education's Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) for Wireless Technologies for supporting this important accessibility project.
The Sprint Relay ID Pack provides a number of helpful apps, links and tips that enable greater access to Android phones for the deaf and hard of hearing, including Sprint Mobile IP and Wireless CapTel by Sprint. The Active Senior ID pack installs 20 applications and services including AARP, Web MD and safety apps such as Fall Detector and ICE (In Case of Emergency). For more information about the four Accessibility ID packs, visit our newsroom.
Wireless Accessibility: Sprint is proud to be the only wireless carrier to offer Code Factory's award-winning Mobile Accessibility application in its entirety under the name "Wireless Accessibility." Wireless Accessibility is a suite of accessibility apps specifically designed for people who are blind or visually impaired. Normally priced at $99, it is now available free for Sprint, Boost Mobile, and Virgin Mobile customers in both English and Spanish versions through Google Play.
iPhone provides many great features for access to technology. Learn more about iPhone accessibility.
A variety of hardware and software products for special needs are sold separately. Learn more.
To learn more about Sprint's accessibility efforts, download our Accessibility Fact Sheet.