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Digital Accessibility Empathy Lab 2022

Digital Accessibility Empathy Lab 2022 Transcript on Google Docs

The University of Maryland’s first digital accessibility empathy lab on digital accessibility fundamentals, the importance of basic accessibility testing, the role accessibility plays in diversity and inclusion. Includes a screen reader demonstration and there's an accessibility scavenger hunt at the end!


  • Auromita Nagchaudhuri - formerly a Quality Assurance Specialist with UMD's Office of Marketing & Communications -
  • Kosi Asabere - formerly an IT Accessibility Specialist with UMD's Division of IT -
  • Emily Lucio - UMD's ADA/504 Coordinator -
  • (moderator) Allison Dickinson - Communications Officer for UMD's Office of Diversity & Inclusion -

Screen reader demonstrations begin at 30:55
The six essential steps to accessibility: 45:41

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