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Jun 13 2024

Adaptive Karate; Knowledge of the Mind, Honesty of the Heart, & Strength of the Body

11:00am - 12:30pm

Description Shorei Goju Ryu Black Belt, Burn Survivor, and Bi-Lateral Above Knee Amputee, Jeremy Warriner shares his disability origin story and how adapting Karate to accommodate his disabilities has improved his quality of life. This session will explore the relationship between Martial Arts as a form of exercise, meditation, and recreation, and the potential benefits...

Jun 13 2024

Self-Evaluation Part I

11:30am - 1:00pm

People with disabilities often face barriers to participation. Through the self-evaluation and transition process, municipalities have an opportunity to uncover and fix barriers. This training will walk through these processes. Other Accommodations: Accommodations provided upon request. From the Sponsor: Region 1 - New England ADA Center, Audience: Architects/Contractors, People with Disabilities, State and Local Government,...

Jun 14 2024

Self-Evaluation Part II

6:00am - 7:30am

Description: Self-Evaluation Part II Per the ADA, people with disabilities have the right to participate in all programs, services, and activities, but often face barriers to participation. Through the self-evaluation and transition process, municipalities have an opportunity to uncover and fix barriers. This training will walk through these processes. The evaluation of programs and facilities,...

Jun 18 2024

Crisis Intervention, Autism, and Developmental Disabilities: Considerations for De-escalation

11:00am - 12:30pm

Description This webinar will focus on considerations, tools, and strategies for improving communication in the context of crisis de-escalation with individuals with Autism and other Developmental Disabilities. In many crisis situations, however, the responder does not know if the person in crisis has a disability. As such, we will also be discussing the fact that...

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Marriott agrees to better accommodate guests with disabilities

Posted on June 13, 2024

Marriott International will change its reservations system under a deal reached with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado about alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The U.S. Attorney’s Office received complaints from individuals with disabilities and it found that Marriott’s centralized electronic reservations system didn't have the minimum number...
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Registration open for Olmstead Anniversary Celebration

Posted on June 12, 2024

The Administration for Community Living , the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights, and the Department of Justice are hosting an event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Olmstead decision. The event is on June 20th from 2 - 4 pm ET. The presenters will discuss: The impact of the...
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Guide to help state agencies promote disability-inclusive employment

Posted on June 12, 2024

As part of its Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE), the Office of Disability Employment Policy has created a new resource for state agencies.  The  “A Step-by-Step Implementation Guide for State Agencies” contains information about: How state agencies can play a role in educating the public about the employment of people with disabilities. Campaigns, products, and...

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