Save the Date… 2nd Annual Global Accessibility Awareness Week, May 14-18


Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is almost here. The UDAL Core Team at UW Bothell is hosting the 2nd annual celebration to spread awareness about this diversity topic. We will have workshops and presentations to educate our campus on accessibility awareness on Tuesday, May 15, Wednesday, May 16 and Friday, May 18. There will also be sessions on May 17 at the UW Seattle Campus (TBA).

Tentative Agenda

For the updated agenda, go to the May 8 DLI Blog post

Tuesday, May 15 (LB2-216)

8:30a – 9:00a Accessible eMail (Ana Thompson)

9:05a – 9:45a Accessible Canvas Content (Ana Thompson)

Wednesday, May 16 (UW1-120)

1:00p – 1:10p Welcome (Ana Thompson and Ashley Magdall)

1:15p – 2:15p Video Captioning Information Session (Doug Hayman & Susie Hawkey)

2:25p – 3:00p Web Accessibility Training Part I Ashley Magdall , Jeane Marty, Hadi Rangin & Anna Marie Golden)

3:00 – 3:15 Break

3:15p – 3:55p Web Accessibility Training Part II (Ashley Magdall , Jeane Marty, Hadi Rangin & Anna Marie Golden)

4:00p – 4:40p ATC Services & Screen Reader Demo (Dan Comden & Hadi Rangin)

4:40p – 5:00p Networking

Friday, May 18, (UW2-131)

8:30a – 8:50a Welcome and Intro – What is GAAD? What is the point of GAAW at UWB? (Ana Thompson and Ashley Magdall)

9:00a – 10:00a Document Accessibility Information Session and Demonstration (Ana Thompson)

10:10a – 10:30a A Student Journey to Accessible Content (Jordan Smith)

10:40a – 12:00p Hands-on Fair and Closing


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