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March Training Opportunities on the Americans with Disabilities Act and related topics (most are free)

March 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.



March 1, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Questions and Answers with Access Board

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 is a regular session in our webinar, series providing an opportunity to ask questions on any topic related to the Board’s activities. Session participants are requested to submit questions in advance on the ADA Accessibility Standards, the Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Standards, new Board standards for medical diagnostic equipment or other Board rulemakings or activities. Accessibility specialists will answer questions submitted in advance during the first half of the session, leaving time in the second half to answer questions in the live session.

Free but registration is required. To Register: http://www.accessibilityonline.org/ao/schedule



March 6, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Service Animals in Shelter Settings

This is a free webinar offered through the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center.

From the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center:

This session will explore the differences in how the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Fair Housing Act regulate service animals in shelter settings, including homeless, emergency and domestic abuse shelters. Our presenter, Jessica L. Hunt, Attorney Advisor for the Office of Disability Rights in the District of Columbia, will address scenarios in which these laws may apply. She will provide guidance on issues related to service animals in shelter situations, including dogs with multiple handlers, how to accommodate service animals in shelters, and housing individuals with animal allergies.

Free but registration is required. To Register: http://www.adainfo.org/training/Service-Animals-Shelter



March 7, 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. ET ADA Radio Show: Disability and Aging: Community Living and Policy

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

From Southeast ADA Center:

Older adults and individuals with disabilities share desires to live independently in the community and age with dignity and respect. However, our current system of long-term services and supports (LTSS) forces individuals to impoverish themselves, places enormous burdens on unpaid family caregivers, and is based towards nursing homes and institutional services.

This episode of ADA Live! is the first of a two-part conversation with Joe Caldwell, Director of Long-Term Services and Supports from the National Council on Aging (NCOA).

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



March 8, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Recovery from the Recent Disasters: Lessons for Disability Planning in Remote Areas

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 FEMA.

From the Pacific ADA Center:

Any community can become isolated during a disaster even if they aren't directly impacted. Through a historical perspective and actual disaster experiences, three FEMA Regional Disability Integration Specialists will look at:

  • The realities of disaster impacts on systems which may already be stretched thin even during regular daily existence;
  • How community partners can play a role in both response and recovery; and
  • How to identify real shortfalls in plans and actual events.

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



March 8, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Tools, Tips, and Tricks on Mobile and Web Platforms for Users With Disabilities

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

From the Great Lakes ADA Center:

This panel session will offer tools, tips, and tricks used by people with disabilities to effectively manage mobile and online experiences. The session will highlight mobile iOS apps for individuals with visual impairments, built-in accessibility features of Mac and PC platforms, tools for reading and writing. Don’t miss the expertise and user experiences that will be shared on this webinar.

Free but registration is required. To Register: https://www.accessibilityonline.org/ada-tech/schedule



3-Part Webinar Series: Show me the money: The ADA and Financial Inclusion (March 8, March 15, and March 22)

This free webinar series is offered through the Southeast ADA Center.

From the Southeast ADA Center:

  • March 8, 2:00 to 3:30 pm ET - Creating a Culture of Financial Inclusion and Access

  • March 15, 2:00 to 3:30 pm ET - Money Smart: A Tool to Foster Greater Economic Inclusion Among Individuals with Disabilities

  • March 22, 2:00 to 3:30 pm ET - Understanding ABLE Accounts: Advancing Self-Sufficiency for Individuals with Disabilities and Their Families

The Southeast ADA Center, a project of the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University, invites you to a three-part webinar series, Show Me the Money! This informative three-part webinar series will explore topics including: creating a culture of financial inclusion and access; Money Smart, a financial education tool developed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC); and ABLE accounts.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has four foundational goals "equality of opportunity, full participation, independent living, and economic self-sufficiency for individuals with disabilities." In a letter to the “ADA@25: Economic Advancement and Financial Inclusion Summit,” former President George H.W. Bush stated, “Since the passage of the ADA, our country has made progress in ‘assuring equality of opportunity, full participation, Independent living in economic self-sufficiency.’ There remains, however, more work to be done to ensure the financial health and future of individuals living with disabilities.”

Free but registration is required. To Register: http://www.adasoutheast.org/webinars/2018/financial-webinar-series.php



March 15, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Cancer as a Disability: Rights in the Workplace

This is a free webinar offered through the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center.

From the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center:

This session was rescheduled from February 20. If you were registered for the February 20 session, you are already registered, you do not need to register again.

Attorney Stephanie Fajuri of Disability Rights Legal Center's Cancer Legal Resource Center in Los Angeles, California will provide an overview of the laws that provide protection in the workplace for those who are coping with a cancer diagnosis. Federal laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and state employment discrimination laws protect cancer survivors in the workplace. Ms. Fajuri will discuss issues including disclosure, reasonable accommodations, and requesting medical leave and answer your questions.

Free but registration is required. To Register: http://www.adainfo.org/training/Cancer-Workplace



March 21, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Disability Harassment in the Workplace

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

From Great Lakes ADA Center:

While the recent #MeToo and #TimesUp movements shed light on workplace sexual harassment; employers remain less familiar with risks associated with workplace disability harassment. Southwest ADA Center Legal Specialists Diego Demaya and Sashi Nisinakaro will discuss the growing trend of disability harassment in the workplace.

Topics will include:

  • The difference between workplace harassment and bullying
  • Harassment in the disability context
  • Identifying types of adverse conduct
  • Exploration of selected case law and practical applications
  • Available guidance
  • Useful takeaways

Free but registration is required. To Register: https://www.accessibilityonline.org/ada-legal/session/?id=110665



March 21, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET Free Webinar: The ADA and Older People

This is a free webinar offered through the Northeast ADA Center.

From the Northeast ADA Center:

The [Americans with Disabilities Act] ADA has done much to improve the quality of life for millions of people -including older people - with disabilities. This webinar will educate participants about how the ADA applies to and affects older adults. We'll discuss areas such as effective communication techniques when serving people with hearing disabilities and ensuring that programs and services are accessible to older people.

Free but registration is required. To Register: http://www.edi.cornell.edu/register/index.cfm?event=6615

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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