• About IAAP

    Accessibility professionals from around the world come together to define, promote and improve the accessibility profession through networking, education and certification. Join today and become part of the Global Accessibility Community!

    About IAAP
  • About IAAP

    Accessibility professionals from around the world come together to define, promote and improve the accessibility profession through networking, education and certification. Join today and become part of the Global Accessibility Community!

    About IAAP

 IAAP Launches Accessible Built Environments Initiative

The September 2020 Launch focuses on providing resources, professional development, and a global networking component for accessibility professionals working in built environments.  View full details on program launch.

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Announcements

Authoring tools should include accessibility support – would you like to try it out? Funka is leading an EU-Funded research project called WE4Authors Cluster. The goal is to create by default accessibility features to help web authors in their content creation. User testing begins this month and the project is seeking volunteers to get involved.  Volunteer for WE4Authors.

November / December 2020 Exam Dates.  2020 November/December Exam Session Applications for CPACC and WAS exams will be accepted through December 4th. Exams can be taken from November 9 – December 11, 2020.  Price increases have been delayed until January 2021!

Weekly Certification DropIn Sessions - Get answers to your Certification questions and about remote proctoring options.

Sign up for a Member Orientation!  New to IAAP, or need refreshed on your member benefits?  Sign up for a 30 minute session to receive an overview of IAAP benefits and ask our membership team questions.


Kryterion Online Remote and New Home-Based Private Proctoring Guidelines.  Our first interest is the health and safety of our accessibility community.  With COVID-19 and the shift to remote work, social distancing, and staying at home, there are a number of disruptions being discovered.  New on-line remote proctoring options are now for those wishing to sit for an exam.

Events

UN CoSP13 Side Event: Technology and Equal Access to Justice for Persons with Disabilities.  Free webinar December 3rd.  This session will examine the digital transformation of courts and justice systems today and what steps are required to ensure their accessibility for Persons with Disabilities. The discussion also will explore how technologies can be leveraged in innovative ways to address long-standing barriers to justice for Persons with Disabilities.

UN CoSP13 Side Event - Digital Accessibility Gaps and Opportunities: 2020 DARE Index.  Free webinar December 4th. G3ict will share the results of the DARE Index 2020 measuring the progress of 137 States Parties in implementing the digital accessibility provisions of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This session will feature global trends, best practices pioneered by countries of different regions and levels of economic development presented by local advocates.
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