Paul W. Schroeder
American Printing House for the Blind
Throughout his career, Paul W. Schroeder has worked to improve disability services, as well as environmental and technological accessibility, for individuals with disabilities, especially those with vision loss. He has helped secure important improvements in vocational rehabilitation and special education and played key roles in efforts to implement the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Communications and Video Accessibility Act.
Paul is currently the Vice President, Government and Community Affairs for the American Printing House for the Blind (APH), which supports education for students who are blind or visually impaired. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the National Braille Press and the Maryland School for the Blind.
Prior to joining APH, Paul served as Vice President, Public Policy and Strategic Initiatives for Aira, which provides access to visual information. He was also Vice President of Programs and Policy for the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) for 22 years, during which he led AFB’s activities related to legislative and public policy, publishing, research and demographic trends, education, employment, independent living, and technology.