What You Missed Last Month: ADA Trainings in May
What you missed in May: 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.
Show: Opioid Addiction and the ADA with the Department of
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.
Webinar: Accessible Sales and Service Counters
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.
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.
the Pacific ADA
The ICC 500 is a standard for
construction of storm shelters for protection from tornados and
course will review where storm shelters are required by the
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
needs of the type of shelter differ because of the
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
Webinar: Safe and Accessible Intersections in Accessible Pedestrian Facilities
that we've gotten down the sidewalk (see archive
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
It will help
understand the impacts of how designs affect a person's
Audio Conference: Questions and Answers on Accommodating Students with Disabilities Enrolled in Medical and Health Science Programs
From the Great Lakes ADA
Center: This is a
follow-up to the January 15th, 2019 session
“Accommodating Students with Disabilities Enrolled in Medical and
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.
Webinar: Access to Healthcare and the ADA, A Review of the Case Law
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.
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.
the Pacific ADA
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
under the ADA in the provision of healthcare services.
Webinar: Curbside Access in Accessible Pedestrian Facilities
the sidewalks and curb ramps, people need
access to other
transportation modes, such as transit, passenger vehicles and
even shared bike
systems. This webinar
information on designing these connections. It will cover the design of transit
and passenger loading zones and even some best practices on
shared bike systems.
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