October 17, 2017

NDEAM 2017

A variety of agencies and organizations released new resources, posted blogs and videos, and promoted observation of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) this October:

The U.S. Department of Labor blog post “Inclusion Drives Innovation” highlights the theme of this year’s NDEAM.

October 17, 2017

October: National Physical Therapy Month

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is conducting its #ChoosePT campaign to promote awareness of physical therapy as a safe and effective alternative to opioids for the long-term treatment of chronic pain.

November 14, 2017

Presented by the Northwest ADA Center

This 90-minute webinar will include a basic introductory overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) nondiscrimination requirements for outdoor recreational providers and operators including tips, tools, and resources for best practices.

Participants will also gain a greater understanding of the disability market including the many ways people recreate today.

October 25, 2017

Presented by the Northeast ADA Center

November 28, 2017

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

The Revised Section 508 Standards and Section 255 Guidelines, incorporate the WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria Level A and AA and apply them to both web and non-web ICT, including electronic content. This session will review the robust technical assistance supporting the use of the WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria provided by the W3C (World Wide Web) Web Accessibility Initiative at https://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag.php.

November 16, 2017

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

The internet will remain an important resource for many aspects of life: education, employment, government, health care, commerce, and more. As new and improved legislation is introduced, digital content accessibility guidelines are becoming clearer. Because PDF content is one of the most widely used digital formats to communicate information both online and via email, it is important to make sure that those PDF documents are truly accessible to everyone.

November 15, 2017

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

March 1, 2018

Presented by the United States Access Board in collaboration with the ADA National Network

February 1, 2018

Presented by the United States Access Board in collaboration with the ADA National Network

January 4, 2018

Presented by the United States Access Board in collaboration with the ADA National Network

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