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Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Thursday, 16 May 2024
09:00 AM
Student sitting at a desk


Hosted by:
Student Equity and Inclusion

1 billion people worldwide have disabilities.

The purpose of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access and inclusion, and the more than One Billion people with disabilities/impairments.


Population affected by inaccessibility.

Every user deserves a first-rate digital experience on the web. Someone with a disability must be able to experience web-based services, content, and other digital products with the same successful outcome as those without disabilities. This awareness and commitment to inclusion is the goal of GAAD, a global event that shines a light on digital access and inclusion for people with disabilities.