July 4, 2017

ADA Anniversary: Celebrate July 26!

red, white, and blue fireworksIt’s been nearly 27 years since the ADA was enacted in a festive outdoor ceremony attended by thousands. Overwhelming majorities in both the House of Representatives and the Senate passed the legislation, and it was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990.

July 4, 2017

Pennsylvania Judge Rules that Individual Claiming Disability Discrimination Based on Gender Dysphoria May Proceed with ADA Case

July 4, 2017

ADA Resource Networks: Connect and Learn

Resource Networks logoThe Mid-Atlantic ADA Center’s professional resource networks have nearly 400 members throughout the region. Network members learn the latest information on the ADA through exclusive webinars and group mailing lists, networking with others who have similar jobs and challenges, and sharing resources and ideas to enhance ADA implementation.

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Presented by TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

Olmstead v. L.C. (1999) is a landmark United States Supreme Court decision, a ruling that requires states to eliminate unnecessary segregation of persons with disabilities and to ensure that persons with disabilities receive services in the most integrated setting appropriate to their needs. 

ADA in Focus Webinar SeriesPresented by TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

This is a 90 minute dialogue between three persons with disabilities who came of age with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). They discussed the positive impacts the ADA has had in their lives in the areas of higher education, access to goods and services, employment, and transportation.

Brown bag lunch and learnPresented by TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

The ADA impacts the visitor experience from the moment they first land on your website, purchase a ticket and enter your building.  Not sure how to best enhance their experience?  Then join us for a brief overview of successful ways to ensure greater customer satisfaction. 

TransCen, Inc.Presented by TransCen, Inc.

In this 30 minute webinar session, experts offered direct answers to the questions you want to ask, but haven't found the right environment to do so. It's more basic than you think!

PEAT promotes the development and use of accessible workplace technologies.

The LEAD Center works to improve competitive, integrated employment and economic self-sufficiency for adults with disabilities.