IAAP: Leading the Way in Advancing the Accessibility Profession

Americas, Assistive Technology, Built Environment, Universal Design, March 12 2018

CPACC exam taker using screen reader is receiving instructions from a proctor.

CPACC exam taker using screen reader is receiving instructions from a proctor.

GEORGIA, USA: Through its inception in 2014, becoming a division of G3ict in 2016, to today, the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) has been committed to promoting and supporting accessibility professionals around the world.  IAAP is a member-based, non-profit organization for individuals and organizations that are focused on accessibility or are in the process of building their accessibility skills and strategies.

Today, IAAP includes over 1300 members and 75 organizational members from 39 countries.  All share the common goal of enabling the creation of accessible products, content and services.

The IAAP provides many member benefits.  Members enjoy numerous resources to support individual and organizational development in accessibility.  It also provides networking and learning from each other in our exclusive on-line community.  We offer monthly webinars on a variety of accessibility topics.  Discounts or complimentary access (depending on membership level) are available for both live and archived webinars.  Members also have full access to our Career Center Job Board, for both job seekers and recruiting organizations.

IAAP is committed to professional development and assisting accessibility professionals in expanding their knowledge and credentials through certification.  Currently offered is the professional level Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) and the technical level Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) certification.

Interested in finding out more about IAAP membership?  Visit the IAAP Membership page or email membership@accessibilityassociation.org.  Then join IAAP and start!

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