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Global Accessibility Awareness Day

May 19, 2016

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Join us on Thursday, May 19, 2016, and mark the fifth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to get people talking, thinking and learning about digital (the web, software, mobile, etc.) accessibility and users with different disabilities.

The target audience of GAAD is the design, development, usability, and related communities who build, shape, fund and influence technology and its use. While people may be interested in the topic of making technology accessible and usable by persons with disabilities, the reality is that they often do not know how or where to start. Awareness comes first. Read the blog post by Joe Devon that inspired GAAD.

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May 19, 2016
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http://www.globalaccessibilityawarenessday.org/
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