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Mar 7 2024

Employee Work Areas and Break Rooms

11:00am - 1:00pm

Description There is often a misconception that the ADA does not apply to Employee Only spaces, this is untrue. Exceptions do exist for Employee Work Areas, but all common use spaces need to be fully accessible, even those only serving employees. During this webinar, presenters will explain the differences between employee only areas and employee...

Mar 12 2024

The Americans with Disabilities Act and Spanish Speaking Communities

11:00am - 12:30pm

Description: Join us for a webinar as we discuss the relationship between the Americans with Disability Act and Spanish-speaking communities. In this presentation, we will discuss the challenges faced by Spanish-speaking individuals in accessing information regarding disability and their civil rights. An additional webinar will also be available in Spanish. Community Engagement: Learn about the...

Mar 12 2024

Employment and Reasonable Accommodations

11:30am - 12:30pm

Description: Employment and Reasonable Accommodation Per the ADA people with disabilities have the right to participate in all programs, services, and activities, including employment. Employees and applicants with disabilities have the right to participate in all aspects of employment (applying, training, the job, insurance, and wellness programs). To participate, people sometimes need a change in...

Mar 13 2024

Public Rights of Way

6:00am - 7:00am

Description: During this training we will discuss the newly adopted Public Rights of Way Standards including but not limited to sidewalks and curb ramps. From the Sponsor: Region 1 - New England ADA Center, Audience: Architects/Contractors, People with Disabilities, State and Local Government, ADA Coordinator, Service Provider, State/Local Affiliate Topic: Facility Access, State and Local...

Mar 14 2024

Ask JAN! Q&A: Sensory Team Edition

11:00am - 12:00pm

Description: JAN consultants offer one-on-one consultation to help brainstorm accommodation ideas, provide practical guidance for addressing workplace accommodation issues, and work as a partner in the accommodation process. Join the JAN Sensory Team consulting staff for an interactive discussion about trending job accommodation and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) topics. The team will field questions...

Mar 14 2024

La Ley Para Personas con Discapacidades y las Comunidades de Habla Hispana

11:00am - 12:30pm

Description:  Únete con nosotros en un seminario web para hablar más acerca de la relación entre la Ley Para Personas con Discapacidades y las comunidades de habla hispana. En esta presentación, hablaremos sobre los retos que enfrentan las personas de habla hispana para obtener información sobre discapacidad y sus derechos civiles. Este seminario web también...

Mar 19 2024

ICDR Webinar on Social Determinants of Health and Disability

9:00am - 10:00am

Description Please join us for the Interagency Committee on Disability Research (ICDR) March Lunch & Learn webinar. Dr. Carli Friedman, Director of Research at The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL), will discuss the social determinants of health and disability. At the end of the presentation, there will a 15-minute question-and-answer session with the audience....

Mar 19 2024

Is An Accommodation Forever?

11:00am - 12:00pm

Description: Presenter: Jeffrey Tamburo, Training and Content Development Specialist, Northeast ADA Center Much focus is given to exploring and implementing reasonable accommodations in the workplace, but it is equally important to continue to monitor accommodations to insure they remain effective over time. This session will explore best practices for the employment service professional to consider...

Mar 20 2024

A Review of Various Notable ADA-Related Settlement Agreements and Conciliations by Federal Enforcement Agencies

11:00am - 12:30pm

Description This session will review key facts, issues, and resolutions of notable settlement agreements and conciliations posted publicly by the Federal agencies that enforce the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related anti-discrimination laws. We will review notable cases to extract some of the less obvious policies or themes embedded in targeted enforcement efforts. Discussions...

Mar 21 2024

What’s New with WCAG 2.2

11:00am - 12:30pm

Description In response to the recently proposed rule-making by the Department of Justice on web accessibility in state and local governments under Title II of the ADA, this session will take a look at the most recent recommendations provided by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) that address web accessibility. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)...

Mar 26 2024

Demystifying the Procurement Process

10:00am - 11:30am

Description Description coming soon! The session will have captioning and video Sign Language Interpreter available. Questions for the speakers can be submitted in advance once you have registered for the session. Continuing Education Recognition Available Certificate Credit hours ACTCP 1.5 Certificate of Attendance 1.5 Speakers: Robert Jolly, Product Manager and Accessibility Advocate, 10x Delivery Team,...

Apr 10 2024

Ask an ADA Professional Questions RE: High-Stakes Testing Accommodations

11:00am - 12:00pm

Description Whether it’s testing for college admissions, law school, medical school or professional credentialing, having the appropriate testing accommodations in place can make or break a person with a disability’s access to life-changing opportunities. But what kind of accommodations can a person request? How does a testing organization decide which accommodations are reasonable? Can they...

Apr 10 2024

Effective Communication and the ADA

11:30am - 12:30pm

Effective Communication starts with good communication, but sometimes people with disabilities need an auxiliary aid in order to participate in a program or service. In order for communication to be effective, people with disabilities must be provided information in a format that they can understand. Other Accommodations: Accommodations provided upon request. From the Sponsor: Region...

Apr 11 2024

Emergency Preparedness

6:00am - 7:00am

Are you prepared in an emergency? In this training session we will cover ways to be prepared in an emergency situation. Other Accommodations: Accommodations provided upon request. From the Sponsor: Region 1 - New England ADA Center, Audience: People with Disabilities, State and Local Government, ADA Coordinator, Service Provider, State/Local Affiliate Topic: Emergency Preparedness, General...

Apr 11 2024

Accommodating Employees with Diverse Cognitive and Neurological Needs

11:00am - 12:00pm

Description: Accommodating cognitive and neurological disabilities, such as mental health conditions, attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder, brain injury and seizure disorders, in the workplace may pose unique considerations that do not exist with other disabilities, as the need for accommodations may not always be apparent. Potential complexities may arise in understanding employee limitations, identifying the...

May 9 2024

Ask JAN! Q&A: Cognitive / Neurological Team Edition

11:00am - 12:00pm

Description: JAN consultants offer one-on-one consultation to help brainstorm accommodation ideas, provide practical guidance for addressing workplace accommodation issues, and work as a partner in the accommodation process. Join the JAN Cognitive / Neurological Team consulting staff for an interactive discussion about trending job accommodation and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) topics. The team will...

May 21 2024

Title III of the ADA and Readily Achievable Barrier Removal

10:00am

Description: Presenter: Jennifer Perry, Access Specialist, Northeast ADA Center Title III of the ADA requires places of public accommodation to remove barriers to accessibility that are deemed “readily achievable”.  The term "places of public accommodation" includes businesses that are generally open to the public and that fall into one of 12 categories listed in the...

Jun 9 2024

The National ADA Symposium

All day - 11:59pm

The National ADA Symposium has earned the reputation as the most comprehensive conference available on the Americans with Disabilities Act and related disability laws. The National ADA Symposium-Minneapolis will offer 93 sessions on a wide range of topics presented by nationally recognized experts on the ADA and disability issues.  We're excited at the range and...

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,...

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