Membership

The Value of IAAP Membership

Membership Value Guide 

Corporate, Government, Not-for-Profit and Education Value Offerings
Individual Value Offerings 

Whether you are an expert in accessibility or just starting your journey, join the only global accessibility professional association promoting and improving accessibility digital and physical environments.  IAAP advocates for the inclusive design and creation of accessible products, content, services, and spaces to ensure no one is left behind due to a physical, sensory, cognitive, health or psychological related impairment.

IAAP membership consists of individuals and organizations representing various industries including the private sectors, governments, nonprofits, and educational institutions. Membership benefits include products and services that support global systemic change around digital and the build environment:
 
  • Professional Accessibility Certification
  • Professional Education 
  • Networking, Mentoring and Knowledge Transfer  

Corporate, Government, Not-for-Profit and Education Value Offerings   

IAAP memberships are designed to support the whole organization no matter what industry sector.  Benefits can be dispersed to employees and a ray of departments such as: general management, procurement, human resources, IT/development, design, diversity/inclusion, customer service, sales, marketing, R&D, and departments in charge of accessibility strategies, policies, and practices. 
 
Corporate membership dues are often secured by the pooling of departmental budget resources across the organization. Benefit offerings expand beyond individual membership value offerings.  Benefits are based on membership levels.

 
  • Employees
    • Includes a number of employees across the organization 
  • Organizational Accessibility Strategic Planning
    • Dedicated account manager
    • Strategic consultation meeting
    • Leadership and management mentoring
    • Smart Business for All (SB4All) Benchmarking Tool resources
    • Recognition at events, webinars, and publications 
    • Organizational member accessibility commitment badge
    • Corporate-sponsored webinar
    • Joint participation in research and publications for wide promotion distribution
    • Recognized IAAP Approved Certification Preparation Provider (vetting required) 
  • Professional Certifications 
    • Discount of $100 on Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) foundation exam
    • Discount of $100 on Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) exam
    • Discount on Certified Professional in Accessible Built Environments (CPABE) exam 
  • Connections Subject Matter Experts Virtual Communities and Jobs
    • Unlimited access to our subject matter Expert (SME) Connections Community to ask questions and participate in discussions
    • Access to IAAP’s Career Center to post or apply for jobs 
  • Professional Educational Webinars
    • Access to sponsored webinars
    • Access to archive webinars 
    • Discounts on live industry expert webinars
    • Discounts on live Organizational Professional Development Webinar Series
    • Discounts on sector and topic-specific webinar series and archived bundles
    • Access to Continuing A11y Education Credits (CAECs) webinar offerings to maintain IAAP Certifications 

Individual Value Offerings

  • Professional Certifications
    • Discount of $100 on Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) foundation exam
    • Discount of $100 on Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) exam
    • Discount on Certified Professional in Accessible Built Environments (CPABE) exam
  • Connections Subject Matter Experts (SME) Virtual Communities and Jobs
    • Unlimited access to our subject matter Expert (SME) Connections Community to ask questions and participate in discussions 
    • Access to IAAP’s Career Center to post or apply for jobs
    • Access to digital badge to use with your digital signature or postings
  • Professional Educational Webinars
    • Access to sponsored webinars
    • Access to archive webinars
    • Discounts on live industry expert webinars
    • Discounts on live Organizational Professional Development Webinar Series
    • Discounts on sector and topic-specific webinar series and archived bundles
    • Access to Continuing A11y Education Credits (CAECs) webinar offerings to maintain IAAP Certifications
IAAP is a convergence of accessibility knowledge, best practices, experience and interests. If you are interested in learning more about our benefits please contact info@accessibilityassociation.org.  

United in Accessibility. Join the movement and change lives.   

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