ADAinfocus Webinar SeriesPresented by TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

Cost: Free

This is a 90 minute session.

November 14, 2017
Hosted by PIAT – Pennsylvania's Initiative on Assistive Technology is a program of the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University
This historic season of natural disasters has renewed a sense of urgency for emergency preparedness among senior care professionals, service providers and community members.
The time is right to help people prepare.
Topics include:
November 29, 2017

Presented by the Northeast ADA Center

For any student moving from high school to college, there are new and different responsibilities. This is even more true for a student with a disability as their educational rights shift from IDEA to Section 504 and the ADA. This webinar will discuss this change and what a young adult should know about their rights and responsibilities as well as navigating the post-secondary environment.

November 30, 2017

TransCen, Inc.Presented by TransCen, Inc.

November 15, 2017

Presented by the Amputee Coalition

Join Matthew McCord from the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) to explore the types of services JAN provides, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) interactive process, and a review of some of the types of accommodations that can be requested under the ADA.

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.

November 21, 2017

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