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CPWA, CPACC, WAS – what are all these?

My readers may have noticed something like CPWA, CPACC and WAS added to my profile on various platforms. Thought I would write a quick post describing what these acronyms are meant. These are certifications by International Association of Accessibility Professionals for people working in the area of Accessibility. CPACC – Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies The IAAP Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) credential is IAAP’s foundational certification, representing broad, cross-disciplinary conceptual knowledge about 1) disabilities, 2) accessibility and universal design, and 3) accessibility-related standards, laws, and management strategies. WAS – Web Accessibility Specialist The IAAP Web Accessibility…