November 13, 2017

Presented by the U.S. Access Board

The Access Board will host a workshop with accessibility experts from Australia on November 13 that will compare how building accessibility is addressed in Australia and the U.S. The public is welcome to the free event which will explore methods used in both countries to regulate, monitor, and enforce compliance with accessibility requirements. The goal is to foster a better understanding of how covered entities meet their responsibilities under civil rights and other laws governing access to the built environment.

November 7, 2017

Presented by the U.S. Department of Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will host a webinar to provide an update on one of the Accessible Transportation Technologies Research Initiative (ATTRI) projects: AbleLink’s pre-trip concierge and virtualization project.

January 18, 2018

Presented by the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)

Technology companies dedicated to accessibility often face the challenge of preparing designers, engineers and researchers to think and build inclusively. Similarly, academic programs in design, engineering and HCI are seeking ways to better prepare students to address the needs of diverse populations.

November 9, 2017

Presented by the ADA National Network and the Pacific ADA Center

Ensuring your Emergency Operations Plans are inclusive of the whole community can come with challenges. In this presentation, we will explore innovative, efficient, and effective tools that will guide an agency to meet ADA requirements for emergency preparedness, response, and recovery efforts. Resources will be shared that will assist plans with compliance, while building comprehensive and collaborative partnerships in communities to enhance emergency plans.

October 31, 2017

Seeking Participants for Study of Reasonable Accommodation Within Small Employers

October 31, 2017

People with Long-Term Physical Disability Have a Lot to Share About Successful Aging

A recent study suggests that older adults who were born with disabilities or acquired them at an early age have important resources and knowledge which may benefit those who are aging into disability.

October 31, 2017

"Focus on Disability Employment this Month"

This article reminds employers that October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), is a good time to review policies to make sure disability inclusion efforts are addressed.

November 21, 2017

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