Get ready for GAAD

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Can you help us on Global Accessibility Awareness Day? This is a day to raise awareness of how we can all help support digital accessibility and this year it’s on 19th May. It’s an opportunity to take a small amount time to focus on the digital accessibility of your courses or any content that you might want to improve. There are lots of events worldwide and you can find out more about the range of events on the dedicated website.

Blackboard are running a Fix Your Content 24-hour global event– challenging institutions and Blackboard Ally users everywhere to look at how they can improve the accessibility of their content. To help with improving the digital accessibility, colleagues from QED, IT, the TEL Unit, the Library, and Disability and Dyslexia, as well academic colleagues with an interest in inclusion, are all supporting the day.

Here’s seven ways that you can get involved, improve the digital accessibility of your content and support Global Accessibility Awareness Day:

Look out for lots of activity on social media by following the #GAAD2022 hashtag and share how you’re getting involved.


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