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Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is May 21 – Celebrate Virtually!


Join the Office of Equity and Diversity and the Teaching and Learning Center in a virtual celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) on Thursday, May 21, 2020.

The purpose of GAAD is to encourage everyone to talk, think, and learn more about digital access and inclusion, and how technology can be made more accessible for individuals with disabilities.  Select an online event from the list below and join us in commemorating this important day.

2020 GAAD Panel: Today’s Challenges, Tomorrow’s Vision

May 21, 2020 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CT

Basic Accessibility Fundamentals Bootcamp

May 21, 2020 | 11:00 AM  – 2:00 PM CT

Virtual Panel: Teleworking for People with Disabilities

May 21, 2020 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT

Equity in the Classroom: Ensuring Open Educational Resources (OER) Are Accessible to Everyone

May 21, 2020 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CT