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GAAD 2024: Accessibility Fundamentals Bootcamp

Live Webinar

May 16th, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

In celebration of this year's Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), Deque is offering a FREE two-hour virtual training event. Attendees will learn:

  • What is digital accessibility and why is it important?
  • How do people with disabilities navigate the web?
  • How can you champion accessibility to make a difference in your organization today.

This training is intended for all audiences; including policymakers, management, content creators, developers, designers, testers, and everything in between.

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Reduce risk and expand your market share by practicing digital accessibility.

It's tradition around here to open up access to the incredible Deque training team by offering a free fundamentals bootcamp - an abbreviated version of our multi-day training offerings.

The recording will only be available to those who register before the start time. Don't miss out!

Join this live webinar on May 16 at 1:00PM (Eastern) to:

  • Understand important local compliance guidelines and laws.
  • Build a business case for digital inclusion.
  • Leverage the right mix of tools, services and training to put you on a path of sustainable growth.

About the Presenter

Sharon Goldrup

Sharon Goldrup

Corporate Accessibility Trainer

With a PhD in Education and Disability Studies, Sharon brings unique experience to her role as accessibility consultant at Deque. She taught K-12 special education for more than 10 years and conducted research on the viability of virtual schooling for students with disabilities. Her passion for making the world accessible for everyone has driven her in-depth knowledge of the ADA, IDEIA and Universal Design for Learning. She’s also an adjunct professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. Clearly, training is in her blood, and she brings this inner fire to Deque. Sharon has her CPACC and is working on her ADS Certification. She loves travel, yoga and, (of course), her family. Her current project is convincing her teenager to join her in pottery and yoga classes. This may be her most challenging venture yet.

Emily Lauer

Emily Lauer

Senior Manager Instructor Led Training

Emily has an extensive background in education from K-12 with eSpark Learning and San Francisco public schools to college-level at DePaul University. Through her experience as an educator, she found her passion for educational design and research and moved into instructional coaching and curriculum design. These roles gave her broader reach to deliver positive outcomes for all learners. Her conviction that technology is a key driver in enabling learners to reach their goals drives her work at Deque. To that end, Emily is also an experienced project and program manager, a certified Scrum Master, Agile Coach, and has a Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma. Bringing both sides of her brain to the table, she’s committed to driving continuous learning with impactful technology. Never one to miss her own learning opportunities, she’s an avid traveler, always looking for the next destination for an adventure.