Training, Events, and Opportunities to Participate

Return on Investment in VR: A Primer

These three learning modules cover the history and basic terminology of the Vocational Rehabilitation-Return on Investment (VR-ROI) model, ethical implications of using the model, and case examples from the project to show how the model has been applied. The courses are self-paced and continuing education credits are available for VR professionals.

FCC: DAC Anticipated Renewal and Membership Solicitation

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the anticipated renewal of its Disability Advisory Committee and is accepting applications for membership. Applications for membership are due by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on September 21, 2018

NIDILRR 40th Anniversary Celebration

The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) is about to mark 40 years of research and support for people with disabilities. A celebration will take place October 18th, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Hubert H. Humphrey Building in Washington, DC. The event will bring together Directors from throughout NIDILRR's history, celebrate featured accomplishments and contributions made to the field by NIDILRR grantees, and focus on the future direction of disability, independent living, and rehabilitation research. Registration is required and space is limited. Please register by October 5th.

ADANN Seeks Input on Serving Older People and Latinos/Hispanics with Disabilities

The ADA National Network (ADANN) is interested in how to better serve older people and Latinos / Hispanics with disabilities. The results of these assessments will help inform outreach to support people with disabilities in understanding their rights and awareness of services.

  • Older Person Service Providers Needs Assessment
    If you support older people with disabilities or medical challenges, we are seeking your input on how older people get and use information about their rights under the ADA.
  • Older Adults Needs Assessment
    We would like to better understand how to ensure older people with disabilities have information about their rights under the ADA. If you are an older person with a disability or an on-going health or medical concern that impacts your ability to participate in your community, we are looking for your input.
  • Latinos / Hispanics ADA Needs Assessment
    We would like to better understand how to reach and support Latinos / Hispanics with disabilities in understanding their rights under the ADA.