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From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2020 20:37:11 -0600
To: public-wai-announce@w3.org
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Dear WAI Interest Group participants,

December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD).
Technology has become increasingly important in many people’s lives.
Throughout December, many students have fewer options and more available time.
These are some of the current opportunities to encourage our colleagues and others in our sphere of influence to *learn about digital accessibility for disability inclusion*.

The free online course “Introduction to Web Accessibility” is introduced in:
	Digital Accessibility Foundations - Free Online Course

The course is designed *for technical and non-technical* learners. It is structured so that you can focus on the topics that you are most interested in. It includes content for developers, designers, ux, writers, managers, advocates, people with disabilities, professionals, instructors, and students.

There is no fee to take the course. The optional Certificate can be printed, listed in resumes, and linked to from online profiles.

The course introduction page < https://www.w3.org/WAI/fundamentals/foundations-course/ > includes:
* Course content (syllabus)
* Topics for focus
* Video excerpts from the course

Would you share information about the course?
Here are tweets you can use:
Tweet mentioning IDPD: https://twitter.com/w3c_wai/status/1334135124871491587
Tweet mentioning students: https://twitter.com/w3c_wai/status/1331490277329133569

Thank you for passing on information about this course to advance digital accessibility for disability inclusion worldwide.

Best Regards,
Shawn Lawton Henry, W3C Accessibility Education and Outreach Coordinator
Shadi Abou-Zahra, W3C, Course Project Manager

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