Big plans for GAAD 2016

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day logoThis Thursday – May 19, 2016 – is the fifth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day, an event started by Joe Devon and Jennison Asuncion to help further the cause and bring awareness to digital accessibility.  Every year the list of participants grows as more events are scheduled around the globe, and every year Deque is excited to find new ways to contribute.

Deque University

We are very pleased to announce that on May 19th, we will be making the Deque University online web accessibility curriculum available to people with disabilities for free. The full details of this offer will be shared on Global Accessibility Awareness Day, so stay tuned to the blog to learn more

Deque India

This year, Deque India in Hyderabad is hosting a full afternoon of free accessibility seminars covering:

  • A11Y trends
  • WCAG Overview
  • A11Y testing with aXe
  • IAAP Certification
  • Intro to Mobile A11Y

The event will also include individual demonstrations of aXe and WorldSpace Attest.  Visit gaad.dequeindia.com to learn more and sign up.

GAAD Detroit

Deque is very pleased to be sponsoring this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Detroit event. In addition, Harris Schneiderman and Matt Isner from the Deque Labs team will be volunteering at the event, helping attendees learn how to navigate with screen readers. Visit the Refresh Detroit Meetup event page to learn more and sign up.

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