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May Training Opportunities on the Americans with Disabilities Act and other related events

May ADA Webinars and other Online Events


If you miss a session, many of the webinars are archived. If the archive is not apparent on the website, feel free to contact ADA-Indiana so we can help.


May 1, 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. ET ADA Radio Show: Opioid Addiction and the ADA with the Department of Justice

ADA Live! (WADA) is a free monthly show broadcast nationally on the Internet hosted by the Southeast ADA Center.

From the Southeast ADA Center: In a two-part series of ADA Live!, we will explore the opioid crisis from a number of different angles -- from treatment to the protections offered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and from the justice system to legal and responsible use of opioids to treat chronic pain. In the second episode of this series, Stephanie Berger and Savannah Weston, Attorney Advisors in the Disability Rights Section (DRS) of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, will discuss the Department of Justice’s Disability Rights Section and their role in the current opioid crisis in the US.

Free and no registration is required, just "tune in" on the day and time of broadcast. To Listen: http://adalive.org



May 2, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Accessible Sales and Service Counters

This is a free webinar offered through a collaboration of the U.S. Access Board, the Great Lakes ADA Center, and the ADA National Network.

From the Great Lakes ADA Center:  Counters can pose barriers to people with disabilities in accessing goods and services. This session will cover access to sales and services counters and review applicable requirements in the ADA and ABA Standards. Presenters will illustrate access to various types of counters, including sales counters, check-in counters, and food service counters. They will also address teller and service windows, check-out aisles, self-service shelves, and food and beverage dispensers.

Free but registration is required. To Register: https://www.accessibilityonline.org/ao/session/?id=110715



May 9, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Fitting Accessibility into the Design and Construction Standards of Storm Shelters

This is a free webinar offered through the Emergency Management and Preparedness - Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities Webinar Series, hosted by the Pacific ADA Center.

Excerpt from the Pacific ADA Center:   The ICC 500 is a standard for the design and construction of storm shelters for protection from tornados and hurricanes. This course will review where storm shelters are required by the International building codes. There will also be an overview of the technical, or the how to, requirements in the ICC 500, including access for persons with disabilities. The needs of the type of shelter differ because of the differences between tornadoes and hurricanes. Some of the biggest differences is the amount of warning time to get to a shelter, the time the occupants will stay in the shelter and the differences in the forces from the wind and debris on the shelter

Free webinar but registration is required. To Register: http://adapresentations.org/scheduleEM.php



May 14, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Safe and Accessible Intersections in Accessible Pedestrian Facilities

This is a free webinar series offered through the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center, one of the 10 Regional ADA Centers in the ADA National Network.

From the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center: Now that we've gotten down the sidewalk (see archive of Part 1: Obligations and Sidewalk Basics), let's get across the street. This webinar will discuss the basic design requirements for curb ramps, street crossings, and pedestrian signals. It will help participants better understand the impacts of how designs affect a person's independence.

Free webinar but registration is required. To Register: https://www.adainfo.org/training/safe-accessible-intersections



May 21, 8:00 - 4:30 p.m. ET U.S. Access Board to host FREE ADA training and town meeting in Indianapolis

Join the U.S. Access Board in Indianapolis for a Training on the ADA Standards and a Town Hall Meeting. Find out the details: https://www.adaindiana.org/index.php?pageId=24&newsId=657&newsType=1



May 21, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET ADA Audio Conference: Questions and Answers on on Accommodating Students with Disabilities Enrolled in Medical and Health Science Programs

The ADA Audio Conference is coordinated by the Great Lakes ADA Center on behalf of the ADA National Network.

From the Great Lakes ADA Center:  This is a follow-up to the January 15th, 2019 session titled “Accommodating Students with Disabilities Enrolled in Medical and Health Science Programs." There was great interest in the session and a large number of questions were received during and following the audio conference.
In response, our presenter, Lisa Meeks, will address questions from the January audio conference and will respond to questions submitted in advance of this session. If you did not attend the January session, you can review the archive (available at https://www.accessibilityonline.org/ADA-audio/archives/110694) prior to attending this session.

Free but registration is required. To register: https://www.accessibilityonline.org/ADA-Audio/session/?id=110708



May 22, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Access to Healthcare and the ADA, A Review of the Case Law

This is a free webinar offered through the Great Lakes ADA Center on behalf of the ADA National Network.

From Great Lakes ADA Center:  Access to healthcare is critical for people with disabilities, but often many barriers exist. This webinar will review how the courts have impacted the ADA’s application to healthcare. Topics will include effective communication, accessible medical facilities and equipment, and service animals in healthcare facilities. In addition to reviewing specific court decisions and settlement agreements, this session will also identify trends and potential issues for future ADA healthcare-related litigation.

Free but registration is required. To Register: https://www.accessibilityonline.org/ada-legal/session/?id=110716



May 23, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. ET Free Webinar: The Basics of Healthcare and the ADA

This is a free webinar offered through the Healthcare and the ADA-Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities Webinar Series, hosted by the Pacific ADA Center.

Excerpt from the Pacific ADA Center:  The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law that aims for equal opportunity for people with disabilities to use the services provided in the United States. Presented by four members of the ADA National Network's healthcare subcommittee, this webinar will lay the groundwork for understanding the responsibilities for healthcare providers under the ADA in the provision of healthcare services.

Free webinar but registration is required. To Register: http://adapresentations.org/healthcare/schedule.php



May 28, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Curbside Access in Accessible Pedestrian Facilities

This is a free webinar series offered through the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center, one of the 10 Regional ADA Centers in the ADA National Network.

From the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center: Beyond the sidewalks and curb ramps, people need access to other transportation modes, such as transit, passenger vehicles and even shared bike systems. This webinar will provide information on designing these connections. It will cover the design of transit stops, on-street parking and passenger loading zones and even some best practices on shared bike systems.

Free webinar but registration is required. To Register: https://www.adainfo.org/training/curbside-access



May 28, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET Rider Rights: The Americans with Disabilities Act and Transportation (in-person in Indianapolis or online)

This training series is brought to you by Health By Design in partnership with the Indiana Statewide Independent Living Council (INSILC) and made possible through funding from the Indiana Governor's Council for People with Disabilities.

Excerpted from INSILC:

The transit training series is designed for transit service providers, community-based partners, and transit riders themselves. Access to transportation is essential to keeping people with disabilities active in their communities, and it is important that transit providers are up-to-date with current best practices in disability etiquette, rider rights, and laws pertaining to service animals.

  • May 14, 2-4 p.m. ET Beyond the Basics: A Deeper Look into Disability Etiquette & Culture
  • May 28, 2-4 p.m. ET Rider Rights: The Americans with Disabilities Act and Transportation
  • July 2, 2-4 p.m. ET Doggies, Lizards, and Horses? Oh My! A Guide to Service Animals on Board

You may participate in-person or via livestream.

Free but registration is required. To Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-transit-disability-training-series-for-indiana-transit-providers-registration-59920234033

Free ADA Help

If you have a question about your rights or obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, call the Great Lakes ADA Center:
(800) 949-4232.

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