December 6, 2018

Presented by the United States Access Board and the ADA National Network

Certain provisions in the ADA and ABA Accessibility Standards are prone to misinterpretation and generate many of the technical inquiries the Access Board receives. This webinar will review and clarify these “hot spots” in the standards. Reviewers will untangle common sources of confusion, including those concerning application of the standards in new construction and alterations, employee work areas, toilet rooms, signs, detectable warnings, and other topics.

January 28, 2019

Presented by the ADA Coordinator Training Certification Program (ACTCP)

November 13, 2018

“Born Accessible” Movement Encourages Media Developers to Think Inclusively

A number of children’s program producers and game developers are getting on the bandwagon and considering the needs of children with disabilities from the start.

November 13, 2018

DOJ and DHS Reach Out to Emergency Management Agencies, Offer Resources for Inclusive Operations

The U.S. Departments of Justice and Homeland Security issued a joint letter to state and local government emergency management agencies, offering information and training to support planning and response programs that meet the needs of diverse populations, including people with disabilities.

November 13, 2018

School for the Blind Testing “Smart Paint” to Help Pedestrians “Stay Inside the Lines”

The Ohio State School for the Blind is testing an invention designed to help individuals with vision impairments cross streets more safely. “Smart paint” is made with elements that cause “smart canes” to vibrate when they come into contact with the paint. The paint can be applied, for example, at the edges of a crosswalk to alert pedestrians if they begin to veer off course.

November 13, 2018

Getting to Equal: The Disability Inclusion Advantage

Companies that embrace best practices for employing individuals with disabilities have outperformed their peers, according to recent research. Companies identified as leaders in disability employment had higher revenue, net income, and profit margins.

November 20, 2018

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

12:30 - 1:15 PM Eastern Time

Presented by TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

There's no charge for this session

Join us for the first of a 3 part series, ADA Lessons from Case  Law,  where we will examine recent court cases as they pertain to different areas of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).