Events & Activities

There are many ways to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day and create awareness. Attend an event. Participate in an activity. Start your own event and publicize it.

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List of Events & Activities

The following are events and activities the community has created for this year to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day.

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How the ADA Affects Your Website (Virtual)

19 May 2022 | 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Global)

In celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Accessible Web is excited to announce that we are hosting a free webinar, “How the ADA Affects Your Website.” Presented by Abby Scott, CPACC, this discussion will cover the history of the ADA, how it impacts websites, and the lawsuits that have resulted as well as best practices you can implement to reduce risk. Follow the link and complete the submission form to be invited to this year’s GAAD Webinar, brought to you by Accessible Web.

Learn more about How the ADA Affects Your Website by Accessible Web

Accessibility Advocacy: How to Leverage Your Story to Promote Change (Virtual)

19 May 2022 | 2:30 PM-4:00 PM America/Los_Angeles (United States of America)

Join us for a live conversation with leaders in the accessibility advocacy space on how you can effectively share your story to inspire change. LinkedIn’s Vice President of Global Compliance and Integrity, Amyn Thawer, will interview Becky Kekula and Haben Girma on their experiences as content creators with disabilities.

Learn more about Accessibility Advocacy: How to Leverage Your Story to Promote Change by LinkedIn

Meet the Twitter Accessibility Experience Team (Virtual)

19 May 2022 | 2:30 PM-3:30 PM Europe/London (Global)

Join the Twitter Accessibility Experience Team for a special #GAAD conversation. Meet the team, hear about our projects, and learn more about accessibility at Twitter.

Learn more about Meet the Twitter Accessibility Experience Team by Twitter

Moving ​Towards Universal Accessibility (Virtual)

19 May 2022 | 2:30 PM-4:00 PM America/New_York (United States of America)

Join us as we delve deeper into our journey of accessibility and the significance of creating inclusive digital content. Our goal is to breakdown the complexity regarding accessibility by sharing our personal journey of how we enable inclusive content on our websites, mobile apps and other digital channels which support federal and private clients alike. We will have a three-person panel who are experts in accessibility and will be available for a live Q&A session as well. https://softrams.com

Learn more about Moving ​Towards Universal Accessibility by Softrams

Moving ​Towards Universal Accessibility (Virtual)

19 May 2022 | 2:30 PM-4:00 PM America/New_York (United States of America)

Join us as we delve deeper into our journey of accessibility and the significance of creating inclusive digital content. Our goal is to breakdown the complexity regarding accessibility by sharing our personal journey of how we enable inclusive content on our websites, mobile apps and other digital channels which support federal and private clients alike. We will have a three-person panel who are experts in accessibility and will be available for a live Q&A session as well. https://softrams.com/

Learn more about Moving ​Towards Universal Accessibility by Softrams

Solving Equitable Access for Education (Virtual)

19 May 2022 | 2:30 PM-3:30 PM America/New_York (United States of America)

T-Base’s Education Specialists will demonstrate our newly introduced FASTtrack Online—the easy-to-use, subscription-based Document Remediation Platform that combines high-level automation with guided user input to effectively and affordably transcribe your documents.

Learn more about Solving Equitable Access for Education by T-Base – CommonLook – Accessible360

Global Accessibility Awareness (Virtual)

19 May 2022 | 3:00 PM-4:00 PM (Delhi, Delhi, India)

Sarthak Educational Trust works towards the empowerment of PwDs since 2008, supporting their journey with a lifecycle approach. Join us for this enriching panel discussion with top accessibility & inclusivity leaders and be a part of this global movement building a world for all!

Learn more about Global Accessibility Awareness by Sarthak Educational Trust

Mario Kart Marathon (Virtual)

19 May 2022 | 3:00 PM-5:00 PM Europe/London (Global)

Come and play Mario Kart with disabled and able gamers alike as we discuss accessbility issues that can affect gaming.

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Global Accessibility Awareness (Virtual)

19 May 2022 | 3:00 PM-4:00 PM (Delhi, Delhi, India)

Sarthak Educational Trust works towards the empowerment of PwDs since 2008, supporting their journey with a lifecycle approach. Join us for this enriching panel discussion with top accessibility & inclusivity leaders and be a part of this global movement building a world for all!

Learn more about Global Accessibility Awareness by Sarthak Educational Trust

What Starting Our Community Testing Program Has Taught Us (Virtual)

19 May 2022 | 3:00 PM-4:00 PM America/New_York (United States of America)

Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day with AudioEye on May 19th! Our accessibility experts, Alisa Smith and Sylvia Rodemeyer, will talk about launching AudioEye’s A11iance community program last year and working with a group of assistive technology users to test websites. They’ll share more details about the program and participants, lessons learned, and opportunities for growth.

Learn more about What Starting Our Community Testing Program Has Taught Us by AudioEye

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