This project fosters collaboration among industry, academia, and disability advocacy to create models that incorporate accessiblity into the training of students in fields such as design, computer sciences, and human computer interaction.

August 30, 2018

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

Cost: FREE

July 24, 2018

Teach Access

This unique collaboration of leading educational institutions, technology industry representatives, and advocates for people with disabilities works to make the fundamentals of digital accessibility a larger, more integrated part of undergraduate education so that future designers and developers will have a broader understanding of inclusive technologies. Check out their educational materials, initiatives, and resources!

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 31, 2018

Presented by the ADA National Network

Now that the Revised 508 Standards are final, what are the next steps for your agency? What policies should an agency have in place, revise, or update to best address the new standards? Join us for a lively and informative discussion between two experienced accessibility policymakers as they address this subject.

November 15, 2018

Presented by the ADA National Network

Adobe InDesign is a wonderful tool for producing creative documents; however, InDesign can be challenging when it comes to creating a document that is attractive and accessible. This webinar will take you step by step when it comes to making an accessible document in InDesign. Helpful tips and tools will also be shared along the way to help you create an accessible PDF beginning in InDesign.

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