3 Things - Tuesday, May 4

  1. Global Accessibility Awareness Day - May 20, 2021
    The idea of a Global Accessibility Awareness Day started with a single blog post written by a Los Angeles-based web developer, Joe Devon. See Joe’s Blog post that served as the inspiration for Global Accessibility Awareness Day. ~ GAAD website. Check out the list of events and / or submit your own event.

  2. Position Available: Access Specialist, Virginia Tech
    Reporting to the associate director of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD), the Access Specialist serves as a full-time administrative/professional faculty member. The access specialist provides direct services to students and families seeking information on disability resources, coordinates the interactive process for reasonable accommodation requests, and assist with office tasks.

  3. Narrow Winn-Dixie Court Opinion
    This is an article about a court Opinion in the United States. The court found that the website of the Winn-Dixie grocery store did not have to be accessible to blind shoppers. The ruling only applies in three states — Florida, Georgia, and Alabama.

 

And one more thing, May the Fourth be with you!
DubBot holding a red light sabor.

Maggie Vaughan, CPACC
~ friend of DubBot, A11Y practitioner in higher ed