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We'd like to recognize Janet Sylvia's outstanding contribution as a leader in the higher education accessibility community for the past 15 years, as Janet leaves her role as WAG coordinator.
The State ADA Coordinator's Office of Georgia and the Georgia Association of State Facility Administrators (GASFA), are hosting a one-day ADA Conference.
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About Web Accessibility Group (WAG) Spotlight

The Web Accessibility Group (WAG) is housed at AMAC Accessibility at Georgia Tech. Its purpose is to bring together individuals in Higher Ed seeking to navigate the complex requirements of state and federal accessibility standards and guidelines. WAG receives funding through the State of Georgia ADA Coordinator's Office under the umbrella of the AccessGA initiative, a statewide partnership supporting state agencies including Higher Ed institutions and technical colleges. WAG offers web accessibility information and assistance through its wiki and listserv. It also provides monthly online webinar offerings, drawing on local, national and international talent and expertise on topics related to digital accessibility.


The State ADA Coordinator's Office of Georgia and the Georgia Association of State Facility Administrators (GASFA), are hosting a one-day ADA Conference. Read the Spotlight Full Story

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WAG Monthly Meetings

{{#ev:youtube|20SHvU2PKsM|320|right|Featured Resource: Introduction to Web Accessibility and W3C Standards}}

The Web Accessibility Group (WAG) meets online via Collaborate web conferencing system on the first Wednesday of the month.

Next Meeting: Wednesday October 3, 2018 from 01:00pm-02:00pm (ET)

Topic: Exploring the New WCAG 2.1 and Other Resources from the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)

Description: Learn how to leverage the latest W3C WCAG 2.1 standard published on June 5th, 2018, and other freely available resources from the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). Find the right resources for you, whether you are a techie developer, a project manager, or simply wanting to learn and promote digital accessibility throughout your organization. If you are new to digital accessibility, or if you have some experience and wish to learn more, this presentation will outline a number of resources that will assist you and your organization to achieve your accessibility goals.

Presenter: Shadi Abou-Zahra
Presenter Bio: Shadi Abou-Zahra works with the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) as the Accessibility Strategy and Technology Specialist. He coordinates accessibility priorities in the W3C Strategy team, as well as international promotion, coordination, and harmonization of web accessibility standards. Shadi maintains WAI liaisons with key stakeholders including disability, research, and standards organizations. He also coordinates WAI outreach in Europe, accessibility evaluation techniques, and European-funded projects on accessibility.

This webinar is being hosted by AMAC at Georgia Tech through its AccessGA Initiative and Web Accessibility Group (WAG).

Registration: Please | register for the webinar using a brief 3 field registration form.

  • To receive the login link for future WAG meetings, please join the WAG listserv by emailing wag@amac.gatech.edu
Past Meetings & Resources Quick Links Contact

10 Tips for Applying WCAG 2.0 to Mobile Sites

Accessibility Considerations for D2L Courses

Accessible Knowledge: the Opportunities and Challenges of MOOCS

Captioning Services and Interactive Transcripts

Technology Opening the Doors to Education for First Nations Peoples in Australia

The Changing Legal Landscape of Video in Higher Education


ICT Accessibility MOOC

Join the WAG listserv


Section 508

USG Accessibility Tutorial

WCAG 2.0


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