We understand that there is a lot of information going on in regards to COVID-19. Guide Dogs of Texas wants to ease some of the stress. We have gathered together resources for you to take advantage of and utilize.
Free Internet Providers
Comcast Xfinity is currently offering its Internet Essentials program free for two months to new customers. The internet provider is also automatically increasing speeds for all Internet Essentials customers.
Comcast Xfinity Wi-Fi hotspots are also open and free to use by anyone.
- Charter Spectrum
- Households with students K–12 or university students can sign up for a new Charter Spectrum internet account to get the first two months of internet with speeds up to 100 Mbps for free. Installation fees will be waived for those who qualify for the offer. Call 1-844-488-8395 to enroll
- Spectrum Wi-Fi hotspots are also currently open and fee to use
- Free Internet for students from Altice
Altice internet providers Suddenlink and Optimum are offering 60 days of free internet service for households with K–12 or college students. Internet speeds are up to 30 Mbps if you do not already have access to a home internet plan. To sign up, call 1-866-200-9522 if you live in an area with Optimum internet service, or call 1-888-633-0030 if you live in an area with Suddenlink internet service.
Considerations for Assisting Air Travel Passengers with Disablities
In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the undersigned organizations have developed considerations that air carriers should observe or implement to ensure that service to passengers with disabilities is provided in a safe and dignified manner in accordance with the Air Carrier Access Act (AVAA).