Global Accessibility Awareness Day Celebration

Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) aims to get everyone talking, thinking, and learning about digital accessibility and inclusion for the more than one billion people worldwide with disabilities. This event is a fantastic opportunity to broaden your understanding and commitment to making the digital world more accessible for everyone.

Free Webinar

Help us celebrate GAAD by attending a free live webinar provided by our accessibility partner, Deque, on May 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. EST. This is a virtual training event that's open to everyone.

Here’s some things you’ll learn during the session:

  • Understand Digital Accessibility: Learn what digital accessibility is and why it matters more than ever in today's digital world.

  • Discover Navigation Techniques: Gain insights into how people with disabilities navigate the web–including the technologies that assist them.

  • Become an Accessibility Champion: Find out how you can make a real difference in your organization and champion the cause of accessibility.

Sign up for the Deque webinar

Q&A with Rochester’s Digital Accessibility Director

Don't miss out on a follow-up Q&A session led by Ewa Zennermann, Director of Digital Accessibility at the University of Rochester, on May 16 from 3:30 to 4:30 PM. This event will focus on digital accessibility at Rochester, including:

Register for the follow-up session

Be the Change

By participating in GAAD with us, you're taking a step towards creating a more inclusive digital environment for people with disabilities. Spread the word, invite colleagues, and come ready to learn and engage.

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