August Training Opportunities on the Americans with Disabilities Act
August 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.
August 1, 2:30 -
4:00 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Accessible Education Facilities
From the Great Lakes ADA Center: The ADA Standards apply to many types of education facilities in the public and private sectors, including primary and secondary schools, vocational and trade schools, colleges, and universities. This webinar session will review requirements in the ADA Standards, as well as similar standards issued under the Architectural Barriers Act, for schools and other education facilities in new construction and alterations. It will cover various spaces and elements in such facilities, including classrooms, laboratories, parking and passenger loading zones, assembly areas, locker rooms, dormitories, and recreation facilities.
Free but registration is required. To Register: https://www.accessibilityonline.org/ao/session/?id=110743
August 7, 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. ET ADA Radio Show: The Morehouse College Approach to Academic Supports for Students with Disabilities
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 this episode of ADALive!, we will talk with Ms. Carolyn Walker, Director of the Frederick Douglass Academic Resource Center at Morehouse College, the world’s only HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) for men. Ms. Walker will discuss the importance of support for students with disabilities while in college, the supports Morehouse College provides to its students, and how students can access those supports and services to ensure a successful academic experience.
Free and no registration is required, just "tune in" on the day and time of broadcast. To Listen: http://adalive.org
August 8, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. ET Free Webinar: FEMA's Office of Disability Integration and Coordination - Who We Are and How We Serve
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 Center: This session highlights an overview
of the strategic vision of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)'s Office
of Disability Integration & Coordination (ODIC). In this session, members
of ODIC will discuss the varying roles of ODIC in headquarters, the regions,
and in the field. Presenters will provide updates on current policy and program
initiatives aimed at improving access for persons with disabilities before,
during and after disasters.
Free webinar but registration is required. To Register: http://adapresentations.org/scheduleEM.php
August 20, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET ADA Audio Conference: Insights on Traveling with a Mobility Disability
From the Great Lakes ADA Center:
Traveling by planes and trains and accessing places
of lodging and tourist sites can present obstacles for persons that use
mobility devices. Join us for this session as our speaker talks about her
travel as a wheelchair user and the tips and tricks she has developed in her 20
plus years of travel. The speaker will talk about the Air Carriers Access Act
(ACAA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it applies to her
travel. There will be time for participants to ask questions following the speaker’s
Free but registration is required. To register: https://www.accessibilityonline.org/ADA-Audio/session/?id=110742
August 22, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Opioid Use Disorder and the ADA in Health Care Settings
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 Center:
Addiction to opioids and other
substances has risen dramatically in recent years. How government and private
entities view treatment of addiction to opioids and other substances has raised
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) concerns. In this session, two members of
the ADA National Network will discuss how the ADA impacts persons with Opioid
Use Disorders in a variety of health care settings. The presenters will also
cover how to eliminate discrimination that results in barriers to treatment and
Free webinar but registration is required. To Register: http://adapresentations.org/healthcare/schedule.php
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: