Request an ADA training

The Pacific ADA Center staff have in-depth knowledge and experience about  the Americans with Disabilities Act and other disability rights laws. 

Our training staff has:

  • 2 former disability rights attorneys
  • A Certified ADA Coordinator
  • A Certified Access Specialist
  • Over 60 years of combined disability rights experience

We have trained thousands of individuals at the local, state, and national levels. 

We can customize our training to meet the needs of your group or organization.  We offer training on a range of disability and ADA topics. The cost of the training depends on several factors, including the length, frequency, location, and complexity of the training. 

Who we train

  • State and local government agencies 
  • Emergency management staff
  • ADA Coordinators from private and public organizations
  • Architects
  • Nonprofits and direct service providers 
  • Hotels and hospitality organizations
  • Entertainment venues
  • Small businesses
  • Employers and human resource professionals
  • Colleges and universities
  • Disability advocacy groups
  • Healthcare providers
  • Addiction recovery centers
  • …and more!

Training topics

General topics

  • Overview of Americans with Disabilities Act 
  • Overview of other federal disability rights laws
  • Service and emotional support animals
  • Disability awareness & anti-ableism
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Accessibility for disability
  • Document accessibility basics

Employment

  • Employment requirements overview
  • Job descriptions
  • Interviews
  • Post-offer/Pre-employment 
  • Disclosing a disability
  • Reasonable accommodations
  • Inclusive workplace recommendations

State and Local Governments

  • ADA Coordinator, complaint process, etc.
  • Self-evaluation and transition plans
  • Program accessibility
  • Building and facility accessibility
  • Effective communication 
  • Reasonable modifications of policies, practices and procedures 
  • Service and emotional support animals
  • Emergency shelters and planning

Businesses and nonprofit organizations

  • Reasonable modifications of policies, practices and procedures 
  • Effective communication
  • Service and emotional support animals
  • Building, facility, and parking accessibility 

Healthcare

  • Effective communication
  • Reasonable modifications of policies, practices, and procedures
  • Medical diagnostic equipment accessibility
  • Telehealth
  • Building, facility, and parking accessibility
  • Ableism and its negative impacts on patient care
  • Service and emotional support animals
Emergency preparedness and management
  • Effective communication
  • Reasonable modifications of policies, practices, and procedures
  • Emergency shelter accessibility
  • Disability community input in emergency preparedness plans
  • Emergency preparedness and management during public health crises
  • Service and emotional support animals in evacuation situations and emergency shelters

Special categories of facilities

  • Recreational facility and play area accessibility
  • Historic preservation 
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