Digital accessibility starts with digital literacy.

Digital Accessibility Starts with Literacy

“For some people, an accessible internet literally makes a world of difference.” Web accessibility advocate Joe Devon wrote this statement in a 2011 blog that single-handedly led to what is now the 13th annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), which occurs on the third Thursday of each May. When digital accessibility professional Jennison Ascuncion stumbled […]

global accessibility awareness day (GAAD)

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

There are over 1 billion individuals living with a disability worldwide.  Thursday, May 19, 2022, is the 11th Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD).  GAAD aims to get everyone talking, thinking, and learning about digital access ad inclusion. What is digital accessibility?  According to GAAD’s website: “Every user deserves a first-rate digital experience on the web. […]

Happy Global Accessibility Awareness Day!

Did you know that the third Thursday of each May is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)?!  According to the GAAD website, the idea was inspired by a single blog post written by Joe Devon. Jennison Asuncion, another founder of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, spoke about the day’s purpose in an interview: “The whole concept of […]