Training, Events, and Opportunities to Participate

Building Sites and Common Errors: A Comprehensive Review of ADA Standards

On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, the Howard County (Maryland) Department of Inspections Licenses and Permits and the Office of ADA Coordination, Howard County Department of Community Resources and Services are co-sponsoring a training on the ADA 2010 Standards for Accessible Design. This training will focus on building sites and on common errors in construction. Presented by Juliet Shoultz and William R. Botten of the U.S. Access Board. Registration is free, but required. The deadline to register is on Thursday, November 14, 2019.

OFCCP Seeks Comments on Changes to Voluntary Disability Self-Identification Form

The Office of Federal Contract Compliace Programs Federal Register proposing changes to the required voluntary self-identification form that all federal contractors and subcontractors use when soliciting disability status from applicants and employees. The current form expires in January of 2020. Written comments must be submitted on or before December 2, 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.