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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Chronological 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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Verbit Engages Higher-Ed Thought Leaders for GAAD (Activity)

01 May 2020 – 31 May 2020 | 12:00 AM-11:59 PM GMT

Verbit is posting videos each week which highlight a different higher-ed professional who inspires us and is making waves in the realms of accessibility and inclusion as they pertain to students.

Learn more about Verbit Engages Higher-Ed Thought Leaders for GAAD by Verbit

Internal: GAAM, Global Accessibility Awareness Month (Activity)

01 May 2020 – 31 May 2020 | 12:00 AM-11:59 PM GMT

Amazon is celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Month for the entire month of May. This is an internal event.

Pragmatic Accessibility webinars (Virtual)

05 May 2020 – 28 May 2020 | 09:00 AM-04:00 PM GMT (UK)

For GAAD 2020, we’ll be sharing our technology with more and more people. We will be holding a selection of online webinars which are designed to introduce the accessibility priorities within Sitemorse and how to deal with them.

Learn more about Pragmatic Accessibility webinars by Sitemorse

Blog Post: Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2020 – virtual this time! (Activity)

07 May 2020 | 12:00 PM-01:00 PM GMT

Srinivasu, longtime GAAD supporter blogs about the move from in-person events to virtual events this year.

Learn more about Blog Post: Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2020 – virtual this time! by Serve Inclusion

Podcast: Parallel #29: Under the Feet of a Drunken Giant (Activity)

12 May 2020 | 12:00 PM-01:00 PM GMT

Video just keeps growing as a way to tell stories about technology. Both of my guests have made video a mainstay of their creative output. I wanted these two experts to school my audio-centric self. We also talk a whole lot about accessibility advocacy through the video medium.

Learn more about Podcast: Parallel #29: Under the Feet of a Drunken Giant by Parallel Podcast

Digital LA, Accessibility Tech, Inclusive Design (Virtual)

13 May 2020 | 12:00 AM-01:00 AM GMT

Accessibility Tech panel celebrates innovation in tech for vision, hearing, mobility, and more.

Learn more about Digital LA, Accessibility Tech, Inclusive Design by Digital LA

Blog post: Improving your App’s Accessibility with iOS 13 (Activity)

13 May 2020 | 12:00 PM-01:00 PM GMT

Dani Devesa writes a blog post to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day.  The goal of the post is to highlight all we can do to improve our app’s accessibility with iOS 13.

Learn more about Blog post: Improving your App’s Accessibility with iOS 13 by Dani Devesa’s Medium

Podcast: COVID-19 & GAAD with Diane Lightfoot & Neil Milliken (Activity)

13 May 2020 | 01:00 PM-02:30 PM GMT

Our CEO Diane Lightfoot spoke with Global Head of Accessibility for Atos, Neil Milliken. about working from home during the lockdown and the upcoming Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) which is on May 21. 

Learn more about Podcast: COVID-19 & GAAD with Diane Lightfoot & Neil Milliken by Business Disability Forum

Challenge: #OhMyGAAD 7 day challenge (Activity)

14 May 2020 | 12:00 AM

Join the #OhMyGAAD 7 day challenge to receive daily challenges with accessibility information, resources, and tips delivered right to your inbox.

Learn more about Challenge: #OhMyGAAD 7 day challenge by Siteimprove

University: 10 Tools for Digital Accessibility Video (Activity)

14 May 2020 | 12:00 PM-01:00 PM GMT

Boise State University produces video called 10 Tools for Digital Accessibility in order to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day, along with other webinars and activities.

Learn more about University: 10 Tools for Digital Accessibility Video by Boise State University

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