Presented by the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

This is Part 2 of a 2 part series; Part 1 Building an Accessibility Program

This session took a look at how the Digital Accessibility Maturity Model (DAMM) could help companies design, manage, and improve their digital accessibility operations, with examples from various sectors including government, financial services, retail and transportation. Key topics included:

February 2, 2016

Here is a sample of questions related to the justice system we’ve received in our Center.

Are police officers trained in how to handle people with intellectual disabilities or mental illness, so they will understand what behavior might be due to a disability?

February 2, 2016

ADA Resource Networks Update

Resource NetworksThe Mid-Atlantic ADA Center developed the resource network program to connect peers in the region and to facilitate access to ADA Center resources. We have five ADA Resource Networks:

Presented by the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

Teresa Goddard, Lead Consultant with the Job Accommodation Network (JAN), shared case study examples and explored a range of workplace accommodation options for individuals with allergies.

Session Archive

The year was 2015 - the 40th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This presentation focused on progress and accomplishments, with a focus on transition and employment for youth with disabilities.

October 12, 2015

The Survey of Riders with Disabilities on the Accessibility of Public Transportation is designed to improve understanding of the accessibility of public transportation for people with disabilities, and to gather evidence to support improvements. We want to hear about the experiences of riders with disabilities in using public surface or subway transportation, such as fixed route bus systems, ADA complementary paratransit, rapid rail (subway-type), light rail (streetcar-type), or other public transportation options.