March 30, 2019

Sponsored by the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council and the District of Columbia Developmental Disabilities Council

February 26, 2019

Presented by Level Access

February 19, 2019

“How the Americans with Disabilities Act Could Change the Way the Nation’s Jails and Prisons Treat Addiction”

This article reports on the evolution of policy and practice when it comes to treating inmates and detainees experiencing addiction, including those who are in medication assisted treatment for recovery.

February 19, 2019

February: Low Vision Awareness Month

The National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC) offers this collection of resources and research findings related to improving independence for people with low vision.

February 19, 2019

HIRE Vets Medallion Award: Application Deadline April 30, 2019

The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (HIRE Vets Act) is designed to recognize leadership in recruiting, employing, and retaining America's veterans. The deadline to apply for the HIRE Vets Medallion Award is April 30, 2019.

February 19, 2019

“Mobile Phone Accessibility Improves, but Gaps Remain, Study Finds”

Mobile phones are increasingly more accessible by people with disabilities, but significant gaps remain. Researchers compared 2017 model year phones capable of receiving Wireless Emergency Alert notifications – a category that includes most top-tier phones – to 2015 versions and found improved accessibility across 10 of 13 features.

February 19, 2019

EARN: Dinah Cohen Training Center for Disability Employment and Inclusion

This new resource from the Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN) includes a variety of training materials and tips to help cultivate inclusive workplaces.

March 26, 2019

Sponsored by The U.S. Access Board and the CIO Council

March 27, 2019

Presented by the Northeast ADA Center

Service animals have begun emerging in popular media as a topic of contention as airlines, business’s, and other places of public accommodation struggle with understanding what service animals are. In this webinar, we will explore scenarios relating to rights and responsibilities of both service animal users as well as those of places of public accommodation.

Presenter: Chris Sweet, Northeast ADA Technical Assistance and Outreach Specialist