In celebration of this year's Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Deque is offering free training of its basic accessibility fundamentals bootcamp. This training provides an overview of basic accessibility concepts, such as why digital inclusion matters and how people with disabilities use the Web. Through this training, participants will develop a better understanding about how disabilities
Join the team from Digita11y Accessible for their free half-day virtual event featuring accessibility industry speakers to help raise visibility for Accessibility awareness in support of GAAD’s 10th anniversary.
With over 100 of the world's leading experts and organizations speaking and 190 countries participating this summit offers an exciting 3 days of events, presentations, gatherings and opportunity for networking. Registration is free and allows you to attend up to 50 interesting online conferences and webinars.
GAAD takes place on May 20 this year and we’d like to encourage all our readers to take part so that we can build awareness in our industry and play our part to increase the availability of your digital content to people with print disabilities, particularly during this challenging time when many of you are
The National Federation of the Blind National Convention is the largest gathering of blind people in the world. It is the premier event for training, support, and information for the blind community. It also serves as a governing body, democratically electing their leadership and establishing each year's organizational priorities.
There are many different apps for reading digital publications. How do you know which offer the accessibility features you need, and which to avoid? The good news is that reading apps are regularly evaluated for accessibility features and the results made public. This session will explain the basics of reading apps, and describe the most
Returning by popular demand, and building on our first Word Document Accessibility session, this webinar will begin our journey beyond the basics. Through practical examples, our invited experts will share how to create accessible content using a range of Microsoft Word features, walking through the implications for accessibility in different scenarios, and guiding us through
The DAISY Consortium will be pleased to welcome you to our virtual Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday May 26 at 1200 UTC. The General Meeting is made up of the Full Members and Associate Members. Friends and supporters may attend as observers. If you wish to attend please register to receive a
This presentation is to be given at the Council of Science Editors (CSE) Annual Meeting which is open to members and non-members. DAISY Chief Innovations Officer, George Kerscher, will be presenting alongside colleagues Bill Kasdorf and Brad Turner (Benetech) and the session is to be moderated by Leslie Walker (American Chemical Society). Aimed at publishing
The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way many of us work, learn, and engage in leisure activities. People have chosen, and in some cases have been forced to use the only technology available to them, reading on mobile devices. But for readers with print disabilities, are these mobile devices suitable replacements for an accessible desktop