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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Getting Ready for GAAD (Activity)

22 Apr 2021 – 21 May 2021 | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Europe/London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

From 9.00am on 22 April until Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) on 20 May, University of Brighton’s Digital Learning Team are celebrating and making change in advance of GAAD. This will include weekly blog posts featuring accessibility tips on the Digital Learning Team Blog ( We will also share tips, tutorials, videos, and accessibility pledges using the hashtag #GAADDeeds on Twitter.

Learn more about Getting Ready for GAAD by University of Brighton

Immersive Accessibility (Activity)

20 May 2021 – 21 May 2021 | 8:00 AM-11:59 PM Europe/Madrid (Barcelona, Spain)

Immersive Accessibility GAAD at UAB will display a 360 video where some accessibility service solutions have been edited such as captions/subtitles and audio description. This is part of the research activities within EU funded projects SOCLOSE, TRACTION and MediaVerse.

Learn more about Immersive Accessibility by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain