GAAD Events

Thinking of holding an in-person or virtual event to mark the 7th GAAD and inviting the public to take part? Take a look at our 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 event pages for ideas. E-mail globala11yawarenessday at if you have questions or need ideas.

In-Person Events on May 17

Virtual Events on May 17

Introduction to Screen Readers Deque Systems Webinar

In this webinar, Steve Sawczyn, Solutions Architect at Deque Systems, will demonstrate how he uses a screen reader to navigate the web. In celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), this fundamentals-based webinar will provide developers, designers, business users or anyone new to digital accessibility a first-hand experience of how people who are visually impaired navigate the web.

Learn more and register for this webinar May 17 at 1:00pm Eastern Time.