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Upcoming Events

Intro to Mobile Accessibility Testing Tools Presented by TPGi

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 12:00 PM EST

Accessibility, Virtual, Free

The number of apps for mobile devices is ever-growing. It’s important that mobile apps be accessible and inclusive, but it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the thought of incorporating them into your accessibility-evaluation strategy. Join TPGi Senior Accessibility Engineer Laurie Pagano for an introduction to some of the mobile-device settings, assistive technologies, and other tools that you can add to your accessibility-testing toolbox. Set yourself up for success so you can start testing native mobile apps for accessibility conformance today.

Do This, Don’t Do That: A Disability Etiquette Deep Dive Presented by Disability:In

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 12:00 PM EST

Disability Advocacy, Virtual, Free

What constitutes proper disability etiquette is ever-evolving, globally situational, and open to individual interpretation. There are universal attitudes, behaviors, and language that can help you set a firm foundation. Whether you’re a newcomer to the disability community or a seasoned veteran, everyone can benefit from established etiquette best practices. This webinar will focus on both apparent and non-apparent disabilities, outlining the fundamentals of appropriate etiquette and providing a safe space to get answers to those questions that might be too awkward or intimidating to ask elsewhere.

How can AI help disabled people? Presented by AbilityNet

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 8:00 AM EST

Accessibility, Virtual, Free

In the webinar, tech expert and Head of Digital Inclusion at AbilityNet, Robin and guests will guide us through an inspiring exploration of how AI is empowering and transforming the lives of disabled people, highlighting current examples of AI in action.

Webinar: What PMs Should Know About Accessibility by Meta Design Manager Presented by Product School

Friday, April 19, 2024 3:30 PM EST

Accessibility, Virtual, Free

Discover what Product Managers should know about Accessibility. What responsibilities, what knowledge, and what type of priority you should give to accessibility within your company. Learn more about how to champion accessible products, about regulations, and how to plan for accessibility at scale.

VPAT® 101: Introduction to the Voluntary Product Accessibility Template Presented by TPGi

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 12:00 PM EST

Accessibility, Virtual, Free

A Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) is a great way to document your product’s accessibility, but many companies are unaware of their existence and how to use them. Join Brian Elton, Practice Manager, Training from TPGi for answers to questions such as: -What information is contained in a VPAT? -Is a VPAT just for websites? -Is every organization required to have one? -How can a company secure a VPAT? -Is it better to create it in-house or get a third party involved? TPGi’s webinar will answer those questions and more, and explain how your organization can benefit from a VPAT.

Small Business, Big Impact: Highlighting The Experiences of Disability-Owned Business Enterprises Presented by Disability:In

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 12:00 PM EST

Disability Advocacy, Virtual, Free

People with disabilities are twice as likely to be self-employed, and disabled entrepreneurs are estimated to employ people with disabilities at a rate 10x that of non-disabled entrepreneurs. And that’s just the beginning of the significant economic impact that entrepreneurs with disabilities control. This webinar will delve deeper into the impact that Disability-Owned Business Enterprises (DOBEs) possess as we highlight a panel of disabled entrepreneurs during National Small Business Week.

How to Produce a Livestreaming Event (that is Accessible, Green, and Open Source) Presented by International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP)

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 11:00 AM EST

Accessibility, Virtual, Free

This webinar will introduce accessibility techniques and approaches to help livestream event producers plan and design their virtual, hybrid, or in-person events that get broadcasted.

Mental Health and the Model Minority Myth Presented by Disability:In

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

DEI, Virtual, Free

May is both Asian Pacific American Heritage Month as well as Mental Health Awareness Month. While data indicates the incidence rate of mental health disabilities among Asian Americans is 16.4% compared with 23.9% of White Americans, Asian Americans are reported to be 60% less likely to receive mental health treatment than their White counterparts. This webinar will celebrate the contributions of Asian Pacific Americans while examining the stigma of the Model Minority Myth and its related mental health implications along with tactics for demystifying myths and mitigating misconceptions.

Around the World: Global Perspectives on Disability Inclusion Presented by Disability:In

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 9:00 AM EST

Disability Advocacy, Virtual, Free

Disability is a universal human experience around the world with an estimated 1.3 billion people globally living with disability. Despite the ubiquity of disability, cultural, economic, legislative and social factors can make the disability experience differ dramatically from one country to another. This webinar will explore diverse global perspectives on disability inclusion from various regions as corporate advocates share experiences, challenges and innovative solutions.

Fostering Belonging for Employees with Chronic Disabilities Presented by Disability:In

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 12:00 PM EST

Disability Advocacy, Virtual, In Person

There’s more than meets the eye with most disabilities as an estimated 75% of all disabilities are non-apparent. Many of those are people living with arthritis, diabetes, endometriosis, multiple sclerosis, and other chronic disabilities who face everyday challenges both inside and outside the workplace that aren’t always evident to their colleagues. This webinar will focus on how to foster an inclusive workplace environment for colleagues living with chronic disabilities.

Dementia and simple tech tweaks that can help Presented by AbilityNet

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 8:00 AM EST

Accessibility, Virtual, Free

In this free webinar, expert speakers from AbilityNet will be joined by guest speakers who specialise in dementia, to offer their advice for navigating the digital world with Alzheimer's disease, dementia or cognitive issues, and tech adjustments that can make a big difference.

Batteries included - Accessibility: A Pragmatic Guide to get started today Presented by International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP)

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 11:00 AM EST

Accessibility, Virtual, Free

https://www.accessibilityassociation.org/s/webinar-details?id=a0A4z00001CRXj2EAH

A Focus on Findings from the 2024 Disability Equality Index Report Presented by Disability:In

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 12:00 PM EST

Disability Advocacy, Virtual, Free

The Disability Equality Index celebrates its 10th year in 2024 – marking the occasion by launching scored benchmarks outside the United States for the first time. Key insights and trends on corporate disability inclusion practices emerge from the Disability Equality Index each year as hundreds of influential, inclusion-oriented organizations from across dozens of industries leverage the tool to assess their disability policies and practices. This webinar will illuminate insights from the 2024 Disability Equality Index Report, including tracing key disability inclusion practices across an arc of maturity and providing analysis on global trends from Brazil, India, the United Kingdom, the U.S., and more.

Back to School: Best Practices for Inclusive Campus Recruiting Presented by Disability:In

Wednesday, August 28, 2024 12:00 PM EST

Disability Advocacy, Virtual, Free

Campus recruiting remains a critical component of many corporate talent acquisition strategies as a means of sourcing for internships and essential early career professionals. And on many campuses, the competition for top talent can be intense. That’s why it’s vital that your campus recruiting strategy is both accessible and disability-inclusive. This webinar will feature tips and tactics for showing up and showing out on campus with a recruiting strategy that resonates with students with disabilities.

Moving On: Embracing Disability Identity Following Traumatic Events Presented by Disability:In

Wednesday, September 11, 2024 12:00 PM EST

Disability Advocacy, Virtual, Free

Whether it results from military service, an accident, abuse, harrowing event or other means, trauma can come both suddenly or slowly, forcefully or subtly – leaving a lasting, life-altering impact both physically and mentally. Its toll can also often be visibly imperceptible and its triggers highly individualized. This webinar will unpack the effects of trauma and how it can show up in the workplace as well as strategies for fostering empathetic, inclusive workspaces for those living with the effects of trauma.

Celebramos Inclusion: Highlighting Intersectional Identities for Hispanic Heritage Month Presented by Disability:In

Wednesday, September 25, 2024 12:00 PM EST

Disability Advocacy, DEI, Virtual, Free

An estimated 2.4 million Hispanic Americans are of working age (ages 16-64) according to the U.S. Department of Labor. As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, it’s important that we not only highlight the richness of Hispanic culture as a whole but also illuminate the intersectional experiences of Hispanic and Latine individuals living with disabilities. This webinar will honor Hispanic Heritage Month by creating a moment to elevate and amplify the diverse and powerful stories of Hispanic and Latine professionals with disabilities.

I’m Coming Out: Disability at the Intersection of the LGBTQIA+ Community Presented by Disability:In

Wednesday, October 9, 2024 12:00 PM EST

Disability Advocacy, DEI, Virtual, Free

Coming Out Day is observed each Oct. 11 across the LGBTQIA+ community to offer support for individuals who are “coming out of the closet” to reveal their gender identity and/or sexual orientation to family, friends and colleagues. The experience of “coming out” for people with non-apparent disabilities is often described as having some of the same psychological and social aspects. This webinar will examine the similarities in the “coming out” experience as shared by LGBTQIA+ individuals with disabilities while also exploring other aspects at the intersection of the disability and LGBTQIA+ communities.

Disability Employment – Advancement Matters: Creating Career Paths for Colleagues with Disabilities Presented by Disability:In

Wednesday, October 23, 2024 12:00 PM EST

Disability Advocacy, Virtual, Free

The crux of disability employment initiatives has long been focused on “getting people jobs”, while the future of disability employment must emphasize “people building careers”. Just 5% of the 485 companies that completed the 2023 Disability Equality Index indicated that they have advancement and retention programming solely focused on their employees with disabilities. This webinar will spotlight the need for a greater emphasis on talent development programming that is culturally contextualized to support professionals with disabilities while also highlighting best practices from across industry sectors.

Disability Indigenous: The Inclusion of Disability at the Intersection of Indigenous Identity Presented by Disability:In

Wednesday, November 6, 2024 12:00 PM EST

Disability Advocacy, DEI, Virtual, Free

While disability intersects with every racial and ethnic group, certain populations are impacted by disability in ways and at rates that differ from others. The Native American and Indigenous population is reported to be 50% more likely to have a disability than the national average, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This webinar will celebrate the contributions and stories of Native Americans with disabilities for Native American Heritage Month while also unpacking the unique factors that lead to higher rates of disability among indigenous populations.

Starting your career as Digital Accessibility Professional Presented by International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP)

Tuesday, November 19, 2024 11:00 AM EST

Accessibility, Virtual, Free

This webinar will provide insights on starting an developing your career as accessibility professional. With the European Accessibility Act around being officially enacted in June 2025, the need of accessibility professionals is rising. This webinar will provide with some tips and tricks on how to set off in this beautiful accessibility path, how self-learning, networking and thinking outside the box can help you step in your next career choice. The webinar is based on personal experience as a CPACC and ADS certified professional with background on localization and leading multicultural teams.

ostering Supportive Workplace Cultures for Disability Caregivers Presented by Disability:In

Wednesday, November 20, 2024 12:00 PM EST

Disability Advocacy, Virtual, Free

Each November is recognized as National Family Caregivers Month in the United States. Caregiving has a clear connection to the disability community with many working professionals facing challenges in balancing a full-time job with caregiving responsibilities for an aging parent, child (from birth through adulthood) or sibling living with disabilities. This webinar will celebrate the stories of caregivers, shine a light on their struggles, and highlight resources that are available to provide caregiver support.

World Party: Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities Presented by Disability:In

Wednesday, December 4, 2024 9:00 AM EST

Disability Advocacy, Virtual, Free

It’s time to come together and celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The global disability community is a rich and vibrant tapestry of individuals who are navigating their own unique circumstances to live their best life. This webinar will be a capstone to 2024 at Disability:IN by highlighting professionals with disabilities from around the world as they share their authentic stories of struggles and successes.

Recent Events

Design For All: Crafting Accessible Future
Presented by Design Tutorials

April 6, 2024

Accessibility, Virtual, Free

Beyond Awareness: Achieving Acceptance @ Work for Autistic and Neurodiverse Employees
Presented by Disability:In

April 3, 2024

Disability Advocacy, Virtual, Free

A11yNYC: A Taste of ReelAbilities New York 2024

April 2, 2024

Virtual, In Person, Free

Selling Accessibility
Presented by 3PlayMedia

March 28, 2024

Accessibility, Virtual, Free

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Throughout the Employee Life Cycle
Presented by TPGi

March 27, 2024

Accessibility, DEI, Virtual, Free

Let's Talk about Inclusion: BIPOC Women with Disabilities in Leadership
Presented by Michigan Disability Rights Coalition

March 27, 2024

Disability Advocacy, DEI, Virtual, Free

Three Ways to Use Bitesize DEI Learning
Presented by Paradigm

March 26, 2024

DEI, Virtual, Free

Support Systems: Integrating Job Coaches and Supported Employment Into Talent Strategies
Presented by Disability:In

March 20, 2024

Disability Advocacy, Virtual, Free

How to Measure Your DEI Maturity
Presented by Paradigm

March 20, 2024

DEI, Virtual, Free

A11yVR Building Accessibility into Social Virtual Reality Experiences

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Accessibility, Virtual, Free

Demystifying Section 508 & Section 752 – What Gets Measured, Gets Done
Presented by TPGi

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Accessibility, Virtual, Free

Data Visualization Accessibility
Presented by Accessibility for All

March 5, 2024

Accessibility, Virtual, Free

A11yNYC: The Accessibility Tales: Stories from the Before Times
Presented by Jesse Beach

March 5, 2024

Accessibility, Virtual, In Person, Free

A11yNYC: What's on the Horizon in Legal Space with Digital Accessibility and WCAG 2.2?
Presented by Thomas Logan

February 27, 2024

Accessibility, Virtual, In Person, Free

What you need to know to meet the digital needs of the wealthiest generation on the planet
Presented by Hassell Inclusion

February 22, 2024

Accessibility, Virtual, Free

Navigating the European Accessibility Act: Your Roadmap to Compliance
Presented by TPGi

February 22, 2024

Accessibility, Virtual, Free

axe-con 2024
Presented by Deque

February 20, 2024

Accessibility, Virtual, Multi-Day, Free

Legal Update – Digital Accessibility in 2024
Presented by TPGi

February 14, 2024

Accessibility, Virtual, Free

Making the accessibility switch: how NBCUniversal builds cultural maturity in accessibility
Presented by Fable

February 13, 2024

Accessibility, Virtual, Free

If Memory Serves: Creating Unforgettable User Experiences
Presented by TPGi

February 8, 2024

Accessibility, Virtual, Free