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

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T12t GAAD Meetup (Virtual)

19 May 2020 | 04:30 PM-06:45 PM GMT (Stockholm, Sweden)

In celebration of the upcoming Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), we will run a YouTube broadcast and an opportunity to chat with our speakers! 

Learn more about T12t GAAD Meetup by T12t

Facebook Presents: A Chat with Don Norman Designing for Disability and the Elderly (Virtual)

19 May 2020 | 06:00 PM-06:45 PM GMT

Influential design leader Don Norman joins Facebook’s Mike Shebanek, Head of Accessibility, and Charlie Sutton, VP of Product Design, for “A Chat with Don Norman: Designing for disability and the elderly. What I wish I could have told myself as a young designer.”

Learn more about Facebook Presents: A Chat with Don Norman Designing for Disability and the Elderly by Facebook

Internal: Intuit Accessibility Lunch ‘n Learn (Activity)

19 May 2020 | 08:00 PM-09:00 PM GMT

Intuit is running an internal accessibility lunch ‘n learn which will be recorded in order to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day.

AppleTV celebrates GAAD (Activity)

19 May 2020 – 22 May 2020 | 10:00 PM-07:59 AM GMT

Apple TV began featuring a collection of favorite films and shows from actors with disabilities. This incredible group of artists share their thoughts on projects that sparked their passion for acting and improving representation of people with disabilities on screen.

Contributors include: Zach Gottsagen Zach Gottsagen from the film Peanut Butter Falcon, Lolo Spencer Lolo Spencer of Give Me Liberty andSteve Way from the show Ramy.

Learn more about AppleTV celebrates GAAD by Apple

Blog Post: Celebrating GAAD (Activity)

20 May 2020 – 21 May 2020 | 12:30 AM-02:29 PM GMT (Australia)

With Global Accessibility Awareness Day on the 21st May, the T4L team asked Joe Allen, the Assistive Technology Advisor for the Disability, Learning and Support team in the NSW Department of Education, to be our guest blogger for the week.

Learn more about Blog Post: Celebrating GAAD by Technology 4 Learning

Blog Post: Accenture Celebrates GAAD (Activity)

20 May 2020 – 22 May 2020 | 01:00 AM-07:59 AM GMT

In celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we shine a light on how Accenture is creating an inclusive, accessible and barrier-free work environment for people with all abilities around the globe.

Learn more about Blog Post: Accenture Celebrates GAAD by Accenture

Blog Post: Celebrate GAAD with Perkins Access (Activity)

20 May 2020 – 22 May 2020 | 01:00 AM-07:59 AM GMT

Here at Perkins Access, we recognize the importance of accessibility every day — so we’re extra-excited to have everyone join us for GAAD.

Learn more about Blog Post: Celebrate GAAD with Perkins Access by Perkins Access

Offer: Deep Accessibility Scan – Pro Features free for GAAD (Activity)

20 May 2020 – 22 May 2020 | 01:00 AM-12:00 PM GMT

Rocket Validator, the automated accessibility scanner for large sites, offers all its Pro features for free during May 20, 21 and 22

Learn more about Offer: Deep Accessibility Scan – Pro Features free for GAAD by Rocket Validator

Internal: Intuit GAAD Week (Virtual)

20 May 2020 – 22 May 2020 | 04:00 AM-08:00 AM GMT (Mountain ViewCA)

Intuit’s Accessibility Champions have created a long list of activities to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day (Week).

Learn more about Internal: Intuit GAAD Week by Intuit

Accessibility Webinar 101 (Virtual)

20 May 2020 | 05:30 AM-06:30 AM GMT (Bangalore, India)

Webinars held that cover various topics concerning accessibility to the built environment, information and communication technologies.

Learn more about Accessibility Webinar 101 by GiftAbled

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