What You Missed Last Month: ADA Trainings in August
What you missed in August: Archived Webinars
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.
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.
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.
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
session highlights an overview
of the strategic
vision of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)'s Office
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
ADA Audio Conference: Insights on Traveling with a Mobility Disability
From the Great Lakes ADA
Traveling by planes
and trains and accessing places
of lodging and
tourist sites can present obstacles for persons that use
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
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
Addiction to opioids and other
substances has risen
dramatically in recent years. How government and private
treatment of addiction to opioids and other substances has raised
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
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