The Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands offers these free online courses (CEUs are available for a nominal charge):

  • Universal Design in Parks and Recreation
  • Program Access in Parks and Recreation

The Research and Training Center on Independent Living (RTCIL) offers Emergency Preparedeness Online Trainings. Several free online courses are available for individiuals, health professionals, emergency planners, responders, and disaster relief workers. Topics covered range from disability etiquette and providing assistance to people with various types of disabilities in emergency situations, to planning and preparedness for service animals and pets.

Partners in Policymaking offers five online training courses to help people with disabilities, family members, and advocates increase knowledge and skills. The courses include: 

Reaching Out to Customers with Disabilities was developed by the U.S. Department of Justice. This free online course explains how the ADA applies to businesses in ten short lessons. Putting the lessons into practice will allow businesses to comply with the ADA and welcome customers with disabilities.

At Your Service: Welcoming Customers with Disabilities was developed by the Southeast ADA Center. This free, fully accessible on-line course, including case studies and tests, presents information on how to effectively serve customers with a variety of types of disabilities.

The ADA Title II Tutorial covers the requirements applicable to state and local governments. The course is free and is approved for 0.3 CEU and 3 CRCC clock hours.

The tutorial will help ADA Coordinators successfully implement the ADA and foster an inclusive culture in their communities.

ADA Building Blocks was developed by the Southeast ADA Center; this free introductory web-course explores the legal requirements and the spirit of the ADA.

JAN's Multimedia Training Microsite offers training modules, including archived webcasts and podcasts, that can be used by individuals or incorporated into larger training events. Some materials are for general audiences, and address topics such as the ADA Amendments Act or ergonomics in the workplace. Other materials address more specific topics, such as how to provide reasonable accommodations to workers with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). 

The Disability Awareness HR Management Online Seminar is offered by the Virginia Commonwealth University's Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Workplace Supports and Job Retention. This free seminar for Human Resource Professionals includes tips for interviewing and accommodating individuals with disabilities.

The ADA Title I: Employment Requirements webcourse is a free, self-paced course developed by the New England ADA Center. It covers a variety of topics related to hiring, accommodating, and working with individuals with disabilities. Continuing education credits are available.