November 27, 2018
Co-sponsored by the Accessibility Committee of the CIO Council, the U. S. Access Board, and eFedLink/ODEP
 
Why is accessibility important to your agency? How does a vigorous accessibility program support the agency’s mission?
 
September 4, 2018

Presented by the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC)

Eastern. This session will include discussion about the changing landscape of accessible pedestrian planning. From traditional local-level programs that encourage the involvement of older adults and people with disabilities in the walkability audit process to assessing the role of automated and connected vehicle technology related to accessible pedestrian movement.

August 28, 2018

Presented by the Amputee Coalition

Know Your Rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act! This webinar will provide an overview of Title II of the ADA and its requirements as they apply to public and other government-assisted housing. Join us to find out more about your housing rights as a person with a disability and what to do if you feel your housing rights have been violated.

This organization provides resources and technical assistance for educators, parents, students, publishers, conversion houses, accessible media producers, and others interested in learning more about and implementing AEM and the National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS).

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.

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

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.

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