AARP: Livable Communities (2-15-23)

A livable community is one that is safe and secure; it offers choices in where to live and how to get around; and it equitably serves residents of all ages, ability levels, incomes, races, ethnicities, and other backgrounds. AARP Livable Communities supports the efforts of neighborhoods, towns, cities, and rural areas to be great places […]

Creating an Accessible Recreational Gaming Event (1-25-23)

Games can be a tremendously enriching experience for people of all ages and abilities. As the board game industry has expanded and diversified their products for a broader audience, there is wider application for educational and community recreational programming. Unfortunately, inaccessible design too often limits interest in game-related community events. In this session, you will […]

Accessible Entertaining: Let’s Gather Together (12-7-22)

Whether you’re planning a special family dinner or your company’s holiday party, we have some tips to help you make it more welcoming for your friends, family members, and colleagues with disabilities. Join the experts at the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center for a conversation about planning and hosting fun, festive, and inclusive gatherings and events. Handouts […]

Title III of the ADA: Common Myths and Mix-Ups (11-16-22)

 Join us for a discussion of common myths and mix-ups that create or contribute to confusion and consternation for business operators! We’ll address what Title III covers, what it requires in terms of facility access, operational policies and practices, and communicating with customers with disabilities, as well as how it interplays with other federal, […]

Spotlight on ODEP: What Can the Office of Disability Employment Policy Do for You? (10-19-22)

Inclusion doesn’t happen by chance. Employers need to be intentional about their disability initiatives. Disability inclusion in the workplace can help increase productivity, improve products and processes, find the right talent to fill job openings, and meet your Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility (DEIA) goals. The research is clear – all workplaces benefit from a […]

Make It Count! Stretching Dollars in Barrier Removal (9-21-22)

 This webinar is presented by the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center, a project of TransCen, Inc. Improving accessibility and inclusion within facilities and program areas is always a good idea, but not always easily attainable due to limited budgets and/or staff. This webinar features a member of the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center staff, who will offer ideas […]

ADA and Mental Health in Higher Ed: Current Case Law (8-24-22)

This webinar is presented by the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center, a project of TransCen, Inc. The session takes a closer look at current trends in case law involving students with mental health disabilities in higher education. Two attorneys from the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law discuss students’ rights and colleges’ responsibilities under the ADA, Section […]

The Future of Business Is Accessible: Young Business Leaders Talk Full Inclusion (6-22-22)

Presented by the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center, a project of TransCen, Inc. Although many companies claim to prioritize diversity, few consider disability in those initiatives, according to a report from the Return On Disability Group. Non-profits such as Disability:IN are working to improve those numbers by educating businesses on how to embrace accessibility and disability inclusion. […]

ADA Advocacy in the Post-ADA World (2-22-22)

Presented by the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center, a project of TransCen, Inc Description: This webinar chronicles the advocacy efforts of the Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living and North Central Pennsylvania ADAPT as they worked with the City of Williamsport, Pennsylvania to provide access for people with disabilities to the city government’s buildings, programs, and […]