Sports Make Us More (2-28-24)

 Move United uses the power of sport to push what’s possible for people with disabilities, confronting ignorance, fueling conversation, and inciting action that leads to a world where everyone’s included. They believe sports can change the world, pushing people further and bringing people closer. In this session, the team at Move United will share […]

Remote Work as a Reasonable Accommodation: No Blankets Allowed (11-29-23)

 This session addresses remote and hybrid work arrangements as reasonable accommodations for workers with disabilities, and how these accommodations are distinct from, yet may be also be integrated with, efforts to expand remote work opportunities and other workforce flexibility practices to benefit employees and employers. Presenters Ann Deschamps, Director, Mid-Atlantic ADA Center Nancy Horton, […]

The Employment Jumble: Puzzling Over the ADA and Other Laws (10-24-23)

 This session presents a brief overview of Title I of the ADA and other civil rights laws designed to protect the rights of workers who may experience discrimination based on disability and/or other factors, such as age, race, gender, pregnancy, and more. We’ll also outline employment-related laws and programs that aim to improve work-life […]

Protecting the Rights of Disabled Parents Involved with the Child Welfare System (8-23-23)

 Disabled parents and their children are disproportionately involved with the child welfare system and, once involved, experience significant disparities. This webinar will explore the ADA’s application to the child welfare system, recent enforcement efforts by the federal government, and court decisions. The speaker also shares strategies for representing disabled parents and their children. Presenter: Robyn […]

Beach Access Routes: Key Considerations for Public Entities (7-12-23)

 While the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design do not directly address access to beaches, there are still program accessibility obligations to be considered for beaches maintained by state or local government entities. This webinar will review the scoping and technical requirements for beach access routes from the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Outdoor Developed […]

Everybody Outside! Accessing the Inclusive Hiking Experience (6-21-23)

 This webinar explores the federal guidelines for accessible trail design and the multiple ways that individuals with disabilities experience hiking activities. By attending this session, trail planners and managers will be able to better anticipate the needs of diverse users, and individuals with disabilities will learn what to expect from accessible trail design and […]

Unpacking & Rethinking Guardianship for Disabled People (5-24-23)

 Participants will learn about guardianship, whom it impacts, how restrictive guardianship can impact individuals’ choices, and less restrictive alternatives that may be available. Speaker: Larkin Taylor-Parker, Legal Director of the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network There were no handouts for this session.

Enhancing Disability Inclusion & Awareness in Hospitality (4-19-23)

This webinar explores best practices, tools, and resources to help improve inclusion of people with disabilities in the hospitality sector. Presenters: Joe Jamison, CPACC, CEO & Founder of VisitAble LLC Cory Paradis, ADAC, Chief Operating Officer of VisitAble LLC This content may be updated periodically and is not a substitute for a full training experience. For information on […]

Managing Risk and Other Legal Requirements for Businesses Under ADA Title III (3-22-23)

Experts from Capital One share why it is important to manage, measure, and remediate risks within the ADA program, while remaining compliant with other regulations. Presenters: Carin Coates is a process owner for Capital One’s ADA Enterprise Team, Language and Interpretation Enterprise Team, as well as the US Card Power of Attorney, Conservator and Guardianship […]

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 […]