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ADA & Access Matters

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Spotlights

Back to School - Education & Access Matters

Emergency, Heat Wave, Tornado, Hurricane & Severe Weather

National News

Kids and Adults with Autism Flying Easier in Pittsburgh, with Airport’s Help

Source: National Public Radio (NPR)

Senate Members Ask DOJ to Take Action as Number of Website Accessibility Lawsuits Continues to Rise

Source: JD Supra

U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Final Statement of Enforcement Priorities Regarding Service Animals on Flights

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)

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News Archives and News by Audience & Topic

Southeast Region News by State

Alabama (AL)

People Falsely Claiming They Have a Service Animal Could Face Charges in Alabama

Source: Gadsden Times (Alabama)

Florida (FL)

Boca Raton Lawyer Is One of Two Accused of Filing Fraudulent ADA Suits

Source: Law.com

Georgia (GA)

Boca Raton Lawyer Is One of Two Accused of Filing Fraudulent ADA Suits

Source: Law.com

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Regional News by State - Southeast ADA Center

Events & Training

Featured Event

ADA Coordinator Conference
Oct. 14-15, 2019 ~ Charlotte, NC

This 2-day training offers breakout sessions, pre-conference session, optional evening session and featured speakers from the U.S. Access Board, U.S. Department of Justice, the Great Plains ADA Center and the Southeast ADA Center.

Don't miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge on the Americans with Disabilities Act. It's also a great way for to earn credits towards ADA Coordinator Training Certification Program (ACTCP), including Title II Certification and new this year: Title III Business Certificate.

Cost: $360
**Save $50 if register by August 30- pay $310.

Limited to 200 registrants!
Registration CLOSES on September 30.

Register and Learn More:
2019 Fall ADA Coordinator Conference - Charlotte, NC

Web: adacoordinator.org/mpage/coordinatorConFall2019

Webinars & Podcasts

Date Event
8/22/2019
Thursday
2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. EST
ABLE to Save Webinar Series - Week 3: ABLE Best Practices for Working-Age Adults
Deadline to Register: August 21, 2019

Sponsor: ABLE National Resource Center

8/22/2019
Thursday
2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
ADA National Network Learning Session: Opioid Use Disorder and the ADA in Health Care Settings
Deadline to Register: August 21, 2019

Sponsor: Pacific ADA Center, member of the ADA National Network

8/29/2019
Thursday
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. EST
Twitter Chat on Post Secondary Education and ADA

Sponsor: ADA National Network (ADANN) and co-hosts from the regional ADA Centers

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

Conferences & On-Site Events

Date Event
Aug 29, 2019

Atlanta, GA

Georgia STABLE (Georgia ABLE) Account Presentation for People with Disabilities, Families and Caregivers

Sponsor: Georgia Office of the State Treasurer, Georgia Department of Community Health, and other agencies

Aug 29, 2019

Atlanta, GA

Georgia STABLE (Georgia ABLE) Account Presentation for Professionals Supporting People with Disabilities
Deadline to Register: August 26, 2019

Sponsor: Georgia Office of the State Treasurer, Georgia Department of Community Health, and other agencies

Sep 28-Oct 3, 2019

Orlando, FL

How the ADA Addresses Addiction and Recovery Workshop at the 2019 Annual Conference: Navigating the Addiction Profession

Sponsor: New England ADA Center and NAADAC: The Association for Addiction Professionals

Oct 14-15, 2019

Charlotte-Concord, NC

ADA Coordinator Conference - Charlotte, NC
Deadline to Register: September 30, 2019

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

May 10-13, 2020

Kansas City, MO

Save the Date!
National ADA Symposium

Registration opens in January 2020.

Sponsor: ADA National Network,
Great Plains ADA Center

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

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Accessibility cannot be guaranteed for external websites. The Southeast ADA Center provides these links as a courtesy and does not endorse, take responsibility, or exercise control of the organization nor vouch for the accuracy of the contents of the destination link. The contents of this electronic newsletter were developed under Grant #90DP0090-01-00 from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). The information, materials, and/or technical assistance are intended solely as informal guidance, and are neither a determination of your legal rights or responsibilities under the ADA, nor binding on any agency with enforcement responsibility under the ADA.