Training, Events, and Opportunities to Participate

National On-Line Dialogue: Transportation Barriers for Persons with Disabilities

In partnership with the Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), the Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is co-hosting a month-long dialogue with the goal of reducing the mobility barriers constraining the participation of Americans with disabilities in the workforce and in the community. Specifically, the dialogue aims to understand how new technologies and innovations can improve mobility for those with disabilities. The deadline for sharing your experiences is September 30, 2019.

DOL Seeks Comment on Proposed Revision to FMLA Forms

The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed revision of the model notice of rights, certification, and designation forms under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). This request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). Comments are being accepted on the proposed changes through October 4, 2019.

ADANN Seeks Input on Serving Older People and Latinos/Hispanics with Disabilities

The ADA National Network (ADANN) is interested in how to better serve older people and Latinos / Hispanics with disabilities. The results of these assessments will help inform outreach to support people with disabilities in understanding their rights and awareness of services.

  • Older Person Service Providers Needs Assessment
    If you support older people with disabilities or medical challenges, we are seeking your input on how older people get and use information about their rights under the ADA.
  • Older Adults Needs Assessment
    We would like to better understand how to ensure older people with disabilities have information about their rights under the ADA. If you are an older person with a disability or an on-going health or medical concern that impacts your ability to participate in your community, we are looking for your input.
  • Latinos / Hispanics ADA Needs Assessment
    We would like to better understand how to reach and support Latinos / Hispanics with disabilities in understanding their rights under the ADA.