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Events (Times listed are Pacific Time)

Apr 17 2024

ADA Compliance: Building Blocks for Businesses

9:00am - 10:30am

This webinar will be hosted by the City of Sunnyvale in partnership with CCDA and Pacific ADA Center. Learn how to make your business, organization, or community more accessible to everyone. Registration for ADA Compliance: Building Blocks for Businesses Webinar | Zoom  

Apr 25 2024

Substance Use and the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)

6:00am - 7:00am

Description: There are thousands of people in recovery from addiction who are unaware of their civil rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA ensures that people with disabilities, including those with alcohol use disorder and substance use disorders, have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else. However, the piece of the...

Apr 25 2024

ADA National Network Learning Session: “Access to Medical Care & Medical Diagnostic Equipment Best Practices for People with Disabilities”

11:30am - 12:30pm

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) covers doctors' offices, medical clinics, and other healthcare facilities. These facilities must be accessible to patients with disabilities. This training will discuss how to design and create accessible medical spaces. Also, the Access Board has published a final standard about access to medical diagnostic equipment (MDE) for people with...

May 2 2024

Doors and Gates

11:30am - 1:00pm

Description Doors and gates are a significant aspect of almost all accessible routes within a site connecting buildings, rooms, and spaces. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Accessibility Standards address the many components to make a door accessible, including opening force, hardware, and maneuvering clearances. Access Board Accessibility Specialists will...

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Justice Department to publish final rule to strengthen web and mobile app access for people with disabilities

Posted on April 9, 2024

The Attorney General signed a final rule under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The rule clarifies the requirement that State and local governments need to make their websites and mobile apps accessible for people with disabilities. This rule will help people with disabilities use websites and mobile apps to access important...
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U.S. Attorney’s Office reaches settlement with Chandler Nail Salon to end disability discrimination

Posted on April 8, 2024

The U.S. Attorney’s Office has reached a settlement with a nail salon in Arizona to address claims that the salon discriminates against people with mobility disabilities. This goes against the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The settlement requires Canvas Nails & Spa LLC to do three things: Approve a non-discrimination policy and put it up...
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Share ideas about disability inclusion in small businesses

Posted on March 26, 2024

The Department of Labor wants to hear from people about how to support small businesses owned by individuals with disabilities or that plan to hire or have workers with disabilities. They're asking for ideas on how to support the success of small businesses and improve job opportunities for people with disabilities. Share your ideas  ...

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