Monthly Meetings

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General Information (Collaborate Accessibility and Technical Support)

  • WAG meets online the first Wednesday of every month from 11:00am - 12:00pm (EST) via Collaborate web conferencing solution
  • To receive the login link and attend live sessions, please join the WAG Listserv by emailing
  • All are welcome to access session recordings; links provided below.
  • Technical Support for Collaborate is available 24/7 and 365 days a year by calling:
    • U.S. and North America, Toll Free: 1 (877) 382-2293
    • U.K. Toll Free: (0800) 051-7248
    • Ireland: 800 64 4528
    • Australia, Toll Free: 1 (800) 26-7338
    • International, Non Toll Free: 1 (606) 274-2370

Request a Meeting Topic

  • WAG meeting topics are member-driven.
  • If you would like to request training on a specific topic, request a vendor demo, or recommend a Guest Speaker, please email

Recordings and Resource Links (2021)

Living and Thriving With a Disability

Leveraging the Accessibility Features Within Zoom and Microsoft Teams

Moving Beyond Compliance in the Digital Arena

Recordings and Resource Links (2020)

Exploring the Value of Disability-Related Simulators

What's Happening in the Digital Accessibility Legal Space

Recordings and Resource Links (2019)

An Overview of Drupal Accessibility

Evaluating the Accessibility of Multimedia Players

Meeting and Exceeding WCAG Guidelines for Video Accessibility

Trajectories in Digital Accessibility, Past, Present and Future (May 2019)

Vetting Before Getting: Procuring Accessible Information and Communication Technology (April 2019)

Tools & Tips for Accessibility Testing (Feb 2019)

Recordings and Resource Links (2018)

Writing Effective Alternative Text for Images (December 2018)

Developing an Accessible Drupal 8 Distribution (November 2018)

WCAG 2.1 and Other WAI Resources (October 2018)

Best Practices and Tips for Captioning and Accessible Multimedia (September 2018)

WCAG 2.1 Discussion (Jun 2018)

Basics of Accessible MS Office Documents (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)(May 2018)

Resource Links (from Q/A)

Recordings and Resource Links (2017)

IAAP Overview: Building an International Community of Accessibility Professionals (Dec 2017)

Creating a Compliance Plan: A Case Study (Oct 2017)

Web Accessibility Lipstick on a Usability Pig (Sep 2017)

Accessible Events: Never the Twain Shall Meet - Meeting Planners and Disability Service Providers (Aug 2017)

Accessible Word and PDF Documents (Jun 2017)

Accessibility Challenges and Solutions in Higher Education (May 2017)

  • Presenter: Janet Sylvia, WAG Coordinator and Accessibility Specialist at AMAC
  • Recording Information and Resource Links:

An Overview of the Revised Section 508 Standards (Apr 2017)

Achieving ICT Accessibility Through W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Resources (Mar 2017)

2016 AMAC Accessibility Symposium for Administrators, Recap (Feb 2017)

Recordings and Resource Links (2016)

Procurement of Accessible ICTs: Challenges, Solutions and the Georgia Tech Best Practices Procurement Model (Dec 2016)

Why We Need a Global Inclusive Education Standard (Oct 2016)

Media Accessibility 101 (Sep 2016)

Web Accessibility: The Benefits and Challenges of Automated and Manual Testing (July 2016)

Accessible Online Courses: Challenges and Solutions, and GMU Accessibility Initiative (June 2016)

Social Media, Accessibility and Disability Inclusion (May 2016)

ICT Accessibility MOOC and Legal Updates in Web Accessibility and Higher Education (Mar 2016)

WAI-ARIA: Intro to Accessible Dynamic Web Content (Feb 2016)

Recordings and Resource Links (2015)

10 Tips for Applying WCAG 2.0 to Mobile Websites

Accessibility Trends, Endeavors and Stories of Inspiration

Accessible Knowledge: the Opportunities and Challenges of MOOCS

Captioning Services and Interactive Transcripts

Technology Opening the Door to Education for First Nations People in Australia

The Changing Legal Landscape of Video in Higher Education