Global Accessibility Awareness Day

1 BILLION PEOPLE HAVE A DISABILITY – 15% OF THE WORLD’S POPULATION. 80% of people with disabilities live in developing countries. Disabled people make up the largest minority group in the world. 1 in 4 adisabled adults in the UK have never used the internet. Global Accessibility day 2017. GAAD is now in its 6th year. Events in 16 Countries. 39 events and 4 virtual events. TWO EVENTS IN THE UK: EDINBURGH AND LONDON. The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) access/inclusion and people with different disabilities. FIND OUT MORE AT WWW.GLOBALACCESSIBILITYAWARENESSDAY.ORG.