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Ivy+ Virtual GAAD Event

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Building accessible digital environments is a foundational step in creating greater opportunities for our students, faculty, staff, and all other individuals with disabilities to participate and engage in our higher education mission. With the approach of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), join us in this virtual event for digital accessibility presentations emphasizing practical and actionable outcomes!

Topics will include accessibility practices in the design process, Do-It-Yourself accessibility testing, Lightning Talks on implementing institutional best practices to enable progress, and a Q&A session on emerging digital accessibility topics for higher education institutions. Learn how you can take action to create a more accessible digital experience in these 50-minute sessions. Guest speakers coming soon! 

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  • 12:00 p.m. | Introductions and opening remarks
  • 12:10 p.m. | Start with Design 
  • 1:10 p.m. | Do-It-Yourself Accessibility Testing
  • 2:10 p.m. | Progressing Towards Perfection: Lightning Talks on Digital Accessibility Progress
  • 3:10 p.m. | Panel: Q&A on Digital Accessibility Issues Facing Institutions 

This event includes ASL interpreters and CART-based captioning services. Should you need further accommodations, please reach out to Tuyen Luong at by 04/29/24.