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Web Accessibility Matters

Throughout the year and during Global Accessibility Awareness Day in May, keep in mind, learn, and share about digital access and inclusion, across platforms of mobile, software, websites, etc.

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day (May)

On the third Thursday of May, Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) aims to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access and inclusion, across platforms of mobile, software, websites, etc.

Celebrate and recognize the importance of providing equitable digital access to all, and to get thinking, sharing best practices, and participate in GAAD: experience first-hand the impact of digital accessibility (or lack thereof).

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Archived Events

  • Archive: An Introduction to Screen Readers
    Source: Deque Systems
    Web: accessibility.deque.com/live-webinar-introduction-to-screen-readers
  • Archives: GAAD Follow-the-Sun Webinar Series
    9 sessions
    • Creating an inclusive and accessible learning experience for all
    • Accessibility: EU Standards and Teaching Excellence
    • An Ally for Inclusive Derby
    • Accessibility Journey at University of Cincinnati
    • Don't Grab Me! Proper etiquette for interacting with persons with disabilities
    • Universal Design for Learning at CSU
    • El uso de la tecnología para expandir el acceso a la educación en Latinoamérica (Using technology to expand access to education across Latin America)
    • The Landscape of Accessibility: ADA Requirements
    • Accessibility Matters
    Source: Blackboard
    Web: webinars.blackboard.com/Global-Accessibility-Awareness-Day-2018
  • Videos: GAAD 2018 Event from The Paciello Group (TPG) [You Tube, captioned]
    5 videos
    • Assistive Technology Compatibility with Mainstream Technology (16:53 min.)
    • A Day in the Life of a Blind Person (35:31 min.)
    • Demo of our new products: JAWS Inspect and TPG Tutor (30:40 min.)
    • VPAT 2.0: Accessibility Compliance Reporting (42:50 min.)
    • The Future of Work: How Emerging Workplace Trends are Affecting People with Disabilities (33:46 min.)
    Source: Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology, The Paciello Group (TPG)
    Web: youtube.com/playlist?list=PL95LOQw9SLWx2fyJ58mIfG44gWihROjPf
  • More: GAAD Public Events | GAAD: Other Activites

Resources from Regional ADA Centers & ADA National Network

Southeast ADA Center
Phone: 404-541-9001
Email: adasoutheast@law.syr.edu
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About the Southeast ADA Center
The Southeast ADA Center is one of ten regional ADA Centers in the ADA National Network — sponsored by grants from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) — to promote voluntary compliance with the ADA, including information about the rights of people with disabilities and the responsibilities of businesses, as well as state and helpful resources.

 Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University The Southeast ADA Center is a grant project of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University.
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Disclaimer: Accessibility cannot be guaranteed for external websites. The Southeast ADA Center provides these links as a courtesy and does not endorse, take responsibility, or exercise control of the organization nor vouch for the accuracy of the contents of the destination link. The contents of this announcement were developed under a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR grant #90DP0090-01-00). NIDILRR is a Center within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). to provide information, materials, and technical assistance to individuals and entities that are covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The contents of this announcement do not necessarily represent the policy of NIDILRR, ACL, HHS, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. You should be aware that NIDILRR is not responsible for enforcement of the ADA. The information, materials, and/or technical assistance provided by the Southeast ADA Center are intended solely as informal guidance, and are neither a determination of your legal rights or responsibilities under the ADA, nor binding on any agency with enforcement responsibility under the ADA.