Recap: Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2017

attendees seated at high-top tables, listening to introduction of speakers

Refresh Detroit’s fourth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day event was a smashing success!

We were fortunate to have two speakers from event sponsor Deque Systems, a leader in accessibility software and testing. UX designer Caitlin Geier started us off with her five keys to designing for accessibility. Continue reading

Recap: Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2016

Refresh Detroit members RJ and Randy Walker using he VoiceOver screen reader

Last Thursday, over 45 people attended our third annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), Detroit event, including a few walk-ins. Our Refresh Detroit members traveled from East Lansing, Ann Arbor, and throughout metro Detroit to hear Al Puzzuoli talk about screen readers and get hands on with screen readers on their own laptops.

We saw familiar faces as well as many new members! We hope you enjoyed Al’s presentation and hands-on screen reader session as much as we did! Continue reading