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Events & Training Calendar

Webinars/Online Events

Date Event
12:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. EST
The Intersection of Opioid Misuse and Disability - A Focus on Traumatic Brain Injury
Deadline to Register: November 20, 2019

Sponsor: National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA)

2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Mobile Accessibility: Applying WCAG Standards to Mobile Apps
Deadline to Register: November 20, 2019

Webinar Series: Accessible Technology

1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. EST
Section 508 in the Acquisition Lifecycle
Deadline to Register: November 25, 2029

Webinar Series: Section 508 Best Practices

1:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. EST
Supported Decision-Making: From Justice for Jenny to Justice for All!

ADA Live! Podcast

2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Accessible Restaurants and Bars
Deadline to Register: December 3, 2019

Webinar Series: Accessibility Online

2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
The Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) and Travelers with Disabilities: Travel by Air with Service Animals
Deadline to Register: December 9, 2019

Webinar Series: ADA Audio

2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Building Community between Law Enforcement and People with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
Deadline to Register: December 11, 2019

Sponsor: TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

Conferences & On-Site Events

Date Event
Jan. 16-17, 2020
Phoenix, AZ
ADA Coordinator Conference - Phoenix, AZ
Deadline to Register: December 31, 2019

Sponsor: ADA Coordinator Training Certification Program (ACTCP), Great Plains ADA Center, Pacific ADA Center, and ADA National Network

May 10-13, 2020
Kansas City, MO
Save the Date!
National ADA Symposium

Registration will open in January 2020.

Learn more about:
ADA Coordinator Certification Program (ACTCP).

Sponsor: ADA National Network, Great Plains ADA Center

Other Events & Annual Celebrations

Date Event
Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)

Year-round and
Third Thursday of May

Keep in mind, learn, and share about digital access and inclusion across platforms of mobile, software, websites, and technology throughout the year,
Web Access Matters - Web Accessibility in a Nutshell

On the third Thursday of May, Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), while people may be interested in the topic of making technology accessible and usable by persons with disabilities, the reality is that they often do not know how or where to start. Awareness comes first — take an hour out of your day to participate in GAAD: experience first-hand the impact of digital accessibility (or lack thereof).


ADA Celebrations
and Anniversary

Year-round and
July 26

Celebrate throughout the year and on the ADA Anniversary - July 26 the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in your workplaces, schools and communities.


National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)


Throughout October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) promotes awareness of the employment and contributions of individuals with all types of disabilities.

For information on disability employment and fostering a more inclusive workforce: Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)


Disability Mentoring Day (DMD)

Year-round and
Third Wednesday of October

On the third Wednesday of October during National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and expanded to year-round, Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) promotes career development for students with disabilities and job-seekers with disabilities through hands-on career exploration and ongoing mentoring.


Veterans Day

Year-round and
November 11

Throughout the year and on November 11, celebrate Veterans Day and "Honor all who served - In times of war - In times of peace."


International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3

Worldwide on December 3, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD or IDPwD) is observed to promote awareness of disability issues and the abilities of people with disabilities, and celebrate the achievements and contributions of people with disabilities.


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