What You Missed Last Month: Archive of ADA Trainings from November
What you missed in November: ADA Webinars and other Online Events
Last month, there
were several training opportunities on the ADA and related topics. Here are
some highlights. Each archive includes the presenter(s) materials in multiple
formats as well as a link to the recording of the webinar session.
Webinar: Accessible Exterior Routes and Surfaces
This is a free webinar offered through a collaboration of the U.S. Access Board and the ADA National Network.
From the Great Lakes ADA Center: This webinar will focus on scoping and technical requirements for exterior routes and surfaces. Presenters will review the differences between sidewalks in the public right-of-way, accessible routes, shared use paths, and pedestrian trails. Additionally, the latest information on accessible surfaces will be discussed. Participants will have a clear understanding of the important differences, overlapping provisions, and vocabularies of one of the most important fundamentals of accessible design.
ADA Radio Show:
Airport Accessibility and the ADA
Southeast ADA Center: As we enter the holiday season, roughly 6.4 million
people will rely on the nation’s airlines to go “home for the holidays”. These
travelers include people with disabilities. Making airport services and
facilities accessible is a crucial component of an airports’ infrastructure for
the 26 million adults with temporary and permanent disabilities who travel each
year for pleasure or business.
Webinar: ADA Lessons from Case Law: The Interactive Process (Part
This is a free webinar was offered through the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center.
From the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center: Join us for the first of a 3 part series, ADA Lessons from Case Law, where we will examine recent court cases as they pertain to different areas of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The interactive process is one of the most important and unique aspects of the ADA. It requires employees and employers to work collaboratively, communicate, and share information, all in an effort to identify an accommodation that is reasonable and effective. Through an in-depth review of recent court cases, participants will learn what courts are saying about the interactive process, as well as practical strategies to help employees and employers engage in the interactive process in good faith.
Webinar: Parking and
From Great Lakes ADA Center: This session will explore common situations, issues, and legal update pertaining to accessible parking as a uniquely singular area of disability law that continues to persist as a popular ADA issue for everyone involved. There is no escaping an ADA parking issue on a daily basis.
Accessible Documents with Adobe InDesign
Excerpt from Great Lakes ADA Center: Adobe InDesign is a wonderful tool for producing creative documents; however, InDesign can be challenging when it comes to creating a document that is attractive and accessible. This webinar will take you step by step when it comes to making an accessible document in InDesign. Helpful tips and tools will also be shared along the way to help you create an accessible PDF beginning in InDesign.
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: