4 GAAD Events To Attend

Curated by the Tamman Team

A woman with a disability prepares dinner at home.

Global Accessibility Awareness Day is a special event here at Tamman and to the entire accessibility community. After a week of virtual discussions and get-togethers here at Tamman, we are excited to engage with the larger a11y community!

Our team shared the events they are most excited to attend for GAAD and we are thrilled to share them with you.

Cognitive Accessibility Beyond the Alt Tags, with an Interactive Exercise

Time: 12:30 PM EDT

Description: Hosted by Softrams, this event focuses on commonly  overlooked cognitive accessibility issues, which affect nearly 20% of people. 

It includes an interactive exercise using practical solutions for improving UI for cognitive accessibility.

GAAD 2022: A Conversation with the Honorable Tony Coelho, Jenny Lay-Flurrie, and Joe Devon

Time: 1:00 PM EDT

Description: Diamond CEO and GAAD Co-founder Joe Devon invited the 

Honorable Anthony Coelho and Jenny Lay-Flurrie to chat about how the ADA and digital landscape have evolved since the ADA became law and what enterprise companies can do.

Un/Ravel: Stories that tie us together

Time: 4:30 PM EDT

Description: We couldn’t share this list and not include the event our team

has worked hard to pull together! Un/Ravel is a new event series hosted by Tamman in partnership with Indy Hall to help create a more empathetic community through storytelling and understanding. The first event in this series will focus on Dignity and will feature Shannon DeVido, Alexandra Hunt, and Terrill Haigler (Ya Fav Trashman).

Mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Time: 8:00 PM EDT

Description: A11yBay and their partner, Meetups are hosting 3 guests to talk about access and inclusion! The event will feature Ben Congleton, Meryl Evans, and Chris McMeeking and will discuss accessibility mistakes for small businesses, the importance of communicating in multiple ways, and how WCAG doesn’t always map perfectly to native iOS and Android development.

Check out the full line-up of registered GAAD events and we hope to see you in a few of these today!

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