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May 19: Global Accessibility Awareness Day webinar

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This Thursday, May 19, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) — a recognition of the importance of digital access and inclusion for the more than one billion people with disabilities and impairments.

To celebrate, attend Accessibility Demystified — a webinar focused on helping UC staff become more familiar with accessibility and share ideas about how individuals, locations and UC as a whole can expand access to all. Register online here.

This fast-paced event will feature 10- to 15-minute sessions, including:

  • Intro to barriers faced by individuals with disabilities
  • Empathy session featuring a UC staff member with a temporary disability
  • Demo of how people navigate the digital environment using a keyboard only
  • Tutorial on how to make content using Rich Text Editors accessible
  • Gameshow about research and data that can help guide accessibility

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Can’t attend the GAAD webinar? You can still help make UC more accessible. For an easy way to make a big difference in your web content, learn why link descriptors are so important — and how to improve yours.

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