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Global Accessibility Awareness Day is May 17

Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is a day dedicated to building awareness of accessibility among designers, developers, purchasers, and anyone who influences technology. The IT Accessibility Group at the University of Iowa will sponsor workshops and online challenges in observance of GAAD18. Learn more about Global Accessibility Awareness Day.

Accessing Higher Ground 2017 Presentation


The University of Iowa is committed to providing equal opportunities to all, including equal access to information, programs, and activities delivered through its official web resources.  Official UI web resources include all web sites, web applications, and media delivered through the web used to conduct university business or academic activities. They include web resources purchased or delivered by outside vendors as well as those created on campus. They do not include personal resources published by students, employees or resources for non-university organizations that are hosted on campus but are not used to conduct university business or academic activities. The initial standard is the World Wide Web Consortium Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, Level AA.