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Archives available for May ADA training webinars from the Great Lakes ADA Center

Archives available of May ADA Webinars from the Great Lakes ADA Center and the ADA National Network


The Great Lakes ADA Center's online training program was in full swing in May. Session were available in all four of their hosted webinar series.  


Free Webinar Archive: Recreation Facilities – A Refresher

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 session will provide a refresher on the requirements common to both the ADA and ABA for recreation facilities. The presenter will provide an overview of the criteria for accessible recreation facilities, including play areas, swimming pools, sports facilities, fishing piers, boating facilities, golf courses, and amusement rides.

Archive:  https://www.accessibilityonline.org/ao/archives/110659



Free ADA Audio Conference: Ask the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

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 employment provisions of the ADA? Is there an accommodation issue that you are confused about? Do you have questions about what constitutes a disability under the ADA? Are you clear about what constitutes “leave” as an accommodation under the ADA? What are the guidelines regarding the presence of companion animals and service animals in the workplace? 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.

Archive: https://www.accessibilityonline.org/ADA-Audio/archives/110672



Free Webinar Archive: ADA in the K-12 Setting (this session included a new Legal Brief on K-12 and the ADA)

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: Often when people think about disability rights in the K-12 setting, they focus on special education rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). While that law provides critical legal protections for students with disabilities and their families, the ADA also applies to this setting. In this webinar, the rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities, family members, and school personnel under the ADA will be discussed. The webinar will also focus on the latest case law interpretations, including the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on the interplay between the ADA and the IDEA. You’ll want to attend this session to make sure you get an “A” on your ADA report card.

Archive:  https://www.accessibilityonline.org/ada-legal/archives/110669



Free Webinar Archive: Using WordPress for Accessible Web Development

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: Joe Dolson has been doing web development and consulting with a focus on accessibility since 2004, when he founded his business. Starting in 2008, he began to develop WordPress plug-ins. This rose out of a need for software that could serve key web site needs in a manner that was accessible for users (both on the admin and public side) who had disabilities. He focuses less on the design process, and develops custom applications that will be used as a portion of a larger accessible application. Join us for an in-depth look into taking full advantage of WordPress accessibility features and plug-ins.

Archive:  https://www.accessibilityonline.org/ada-tech/archives/110671

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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