May 19 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day

At Western, everyone should be able to learn, work, and make waves. We can make this part of our daily work and learning by continuing to work toward inclusive digital spaces for Western’s students, staff, faculty, and community members. Join Western and the global community in this effort by celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) on May 19. 

What is GAAD? 

Global Accessibility Awareness Day is a day to learn more about and support digital inclusion by taking part in events around digital accessibility and taking steps to build more accessible digital content. You can learn about how it started and its purpose through GAAD’s about page

How do I celebrate GAAD? 

There are a lot of ways you can celebrate GAAD: 

Where can I learn more? 

To learn more about GAAD, visit accessibility.day. Visit the Accessibility at Western page to learn more about digital accessibility resources available to students, staff, faculty, and community members. 

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 8:36am