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June Training Opportunities on the Americans with Disabilities Act and related topics

June 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.

June 6, 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. ET ADA Radio Show: Inclusive Healthy Communities and the ADA

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

From the Southeast ADA Center: The promise of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is to ensure equal opportunity and access for people with disabilities at work and in our communities. In this episode, we will discuss promising practices and strategies for developing inclusive healthy communities, which include transportation policies and environmental changes to ensure streets are safe, accessible and convenient for all users.

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

June 7, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Accessible Airport Terminals

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

From the Great Lakes ADA Center: This session will review solutions to common access issues in airports. This session will focus on areas of special concern such as accessible passenger loading zones, self-service ticketing kiosks, security checkpoints, boarding bridges and devices, signage, sales and service counters, communication systems, and service animal relief areas.

Free but registration is required. To Register:

June 12, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET ADA Audio Conference: Ask the Department of Justice (DOJ): Open Question and Answer Session

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: Do you have a burning question regarding the non-discrimination in programs and services provisions of the ADA? Is there a policy or procedural issue that you are confused about? Do you have questions about service animals vs emotional support animals under the ADA? Are you clear about what constitutes undue hardship under the ADA? What are the guidelines regarding the provision of Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) versus Sign Language Interpreters during medical or professional services appointments? Join us for this popular session where you will have an opportunity to ask your question. We will be accepting questions in advance of the session. The first 25 questions submitted will be given priority and then we will take questions “live” during the session as well.

Free but registration is required. To register:

June 14, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Smart911 Program Outcomes during the Missoula 2017 Wildfire Season - Lessons from a whole community approach to emergency planning

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 and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Abridged Excerpt from the Pacific ADA Center:   In February 2012, Missoula County acquired Smart911 and later added SmartPrepare and Rave Alerts. The Missoula Local Emergency Planning Committee and Disaster Planning Committee integrated these systems into emergency management activities, including response activities during the 2017 Missoula Wildfire Season. Presenters will share lessons learned from targeted promotion activities and use of the systems to reach persons with disabilities and with access and functional needs.

Free webinar but registration is required. To Register:

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.

Audio Conferences