March 21, 2018

Presented by the Northeast ADA Center

The ADA has  done much to improve the quality of life for millions of people—including older people-- with disabilities. This webinar will educate participants about how the ADA applies to and impacts older adults. Areas such as effective communication techniques when serving people with hearing disabilities and ensuring that programs and services are accessible to older people will be discussed.

September 20, 2018

Presented by the ADA National Network and the Great Lakes ADA Center

March 21, 2018

Presented by the ADA National Network and the Great Lakes ADA Center

 While the recent #MeToo and #TimesUp movements shed light on workplace sexual harassment; employers remain less familiar with risks associated with workplace disability harassment. Southwest ADA Center Legal Specialists Diego Demaya and Sashi Nisinakaro will discuss the growing trend of disability harassment in the workplace.
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September 6, 2018

Presented by the U.S. Access Board and the ADA National Network

August 2, 2018

Presented by the U.S. Access Board and the ADA National Network

This session will review solutions to common access issues in airports. This session will focus on areas of special concern such as accessible passenger loading zones, self-service ticketing kiosks, security checkpoints, boarding bridges and devices, signage, sales and service counters, communication systems, and service animal relief areas.

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July 12, 2018

Presented by the U.S. Access Board and the ADA National Network

Accessibility standards for transportation facilities apply to the construction and alteration of transportation facilities covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Department of Transportation (DOT) adopted these standards based on updated guidelines issued by the Board. This session will review the provisions for fixed guideway stations, intercity rail stations, and bus shelters along with some along with some additional requirements established by the U S Department of Justice.

February 20, 2018

“House Passes Bill to Amend Title III of the ADA in Attempt to Curb Drive-By Lawsuits”

This article reports on the U.S. House of Representatives’ recent passage of the ADA Education and Reform Act, which would require potential plaintiffs to give businesses notice about architectural barriers before filing lawsuits.

February 20, 2018

Webinar:
Are You Ready for Summer?
Inclusion and Summer Camps

February 28, 2018
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time

Webinar:
Service Animals in Shelter Settings

March 6, 2018
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time

February 20, 2018

Preparing Transition-Age Youth with Disabilities for Work: What School Leaders Need to Know About the New Legal Landscape

This policy brief reviews the responsibilities schools have to prepare youth with disabilities for work and careers, and outlines ADA enforcement activities and case law that are changing the direction of education, training, and work experience programs to focus on more integrated employment outcomes.

February 20, 2018

Pennsylvania: United States Attorney’s Office Reaches Settlement with Cumberland County over Polling Place Access for Voters

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced a settlement with Cumberland County that will result in improved accessibility at the county’s polling places.

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