Training, Events, and Opportunities to Participate

Join the National Disability Employment Awareness Month Social Media Photo-Sharing Campaign

The Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) has launched a social media photo-sharing effort to celebrate this year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month theme, "The Right Talent, Right Now." To participate, throughout the month of October, people with disabilities and other friends of the CDE are encouraged to share photos on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using the hashtag #RightTalentRightNow. Visit the CDE website to learn more. 

FTA and ODEP Online Dialogue Extended to October 7, 2019

The "Barriers and Solutions to Complete Trips for All" online dialogue has been extended through October 7. Hosted by the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration, the dialogue gathers ideas on how new transportation technologies and innovations can improve mobility for Americans with disabilities, including those seeking better access to employment opportunities. Visit the “Barriers and Solutions to Complete Trips for All National Online Dialogue” webpage to participate.

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.