July 24, 2018

Baltimore Orioles Celebrate ADA Day!

In recognition of the signing of the ADA on July 26, 1990, the Baltimore Orioles will host “Celebrate ADA Day” at Oriole Park on Thursday, July 26, when the Orioles host the Tampa Bay Rays at 7:05 p.m. Eastern Time. The evening’s activities, in addition to a great game under a summer sky, will include fun, frivolity, song, and ceremony.

July 24, 2018

Nationwide Settlement with Learning Care Group Will Improve Integration of Children with Diabetes

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) entered a settlement agreement with Learning Care Group, Inc. (LCG), which operates approximately 900 child care centers across the country under seven brands, including Childtime Learning Centers, Tutor Time Child Care/Learning Centers, The Children’s Courtyard, Montessori Unlimited, La Petite Academy, Everbrook Academy, and Creative Kids.

July 24, 2018

New Training Specialist Joins Center Staff

Hi everyone. My name is Caleb Berkemeier, and I am the new Training Specialist for the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center. Before I joined the Center, I was teaching research writing and literature classes for Kent State University in Ohio while working on a Ph.D. in English and disability studies. When my teaching fellowship ended, I was looking for a job outside of academia that had an educational mission. I found that mission here at the ADA Center.

August 9, 2018

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

Cost: FREE

Jennifer Mathis Deputy Legal Director & Director of Policy Legal Advocacy with Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law will present this session.

July 17, 2018

New this year at the Mid-Atlantic ADA Update, the ADA and Business Boot Camp offers an opportunity for business owners and operators to learn the basics of ADA compliance and welcoming customers with disabilities.

July 10, 2018

Camber Corporation to Pay $100,000 to Settle EEOC Disability and Age Discrimination Suit

Federal contractor Camber Corporation agreed to pay $100,000 to settle a disability and age discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employ­ment Oppor­tunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC alleged that the company discriminated against a Virginia-based employee because of his association with an individual with a disability – his son.

July 10, 2018

NDI Online Classroom Offers Courses on Financial Wellness

The National Disability Institute (NDI) offers a variety of resources and training, including online courses, to help build financial literacy, stability, and empowerment for individuals with disabilities and their families.

July 10, 2018

Providing Quality Career Development within Youth Development and Leadership Programs

The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) offers this brief for youth services professionals and volunteers who want to expand career development opportunities and skill-building for the youth they serve, helping them identify career interests, set goals, and prepare for successful futures.