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ADA & Access Matters

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Spotlights

Celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPWD)

2019 Theme:
Promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and their leadership:
taking action on the 2030 Development Agenda

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Resources: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

National News

From ’Justice for Jenny’ to Justice for All: Burton Blatt Institute Redefines ’Supported Decision Making’

Source: Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University

November 2019 nTIDE Jobs Report: Rise in Jobs Sparks Rise in Optimism for People with Disabilities

Source: Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire

Share Comments until January 8 on Proposed Federal Rule for ABLE Accounts

Source: ABLE National Resource Center

Target Offers Free Navigation Service for Blind and Visually Impaired Shoppers

Source: Cool Blind Tech

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News Archives and News by Audience & Topic

Southeast Region News by State

Georgia (GA)

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Source: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

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Regional News by State - Southeast ADA Center

Court Decisions & Disability Issues

Review and search legal and policy developments relevant to civil rights protections and the impact of court decisions in the Southeast Region under the ADA. These briefs are developed in partnership with the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University.

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Laws & Courts

Make A Difference

Opportunities to participate, provide comments, and impact disability research, rights, and laws.

Needs Assessment

The ADA National Network supports full inclusion for people with disabilities in all aspects of life. We are interested in how to better serve older people and Latinos / Hispanics with disabilities. The results of these assessments will help inform outreach to support people with disabilities in understanding their rights and awareness of services.

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Make A Difference - Southeast ADA Center

Events & Training

Webinars & Podcasts

Date Event
12/19/2019
Thursday
2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. EST
Celebrating the Fifth Anniversary of ABLE with ABLE JeoPARODY
Deadline to Register: December 18, 2019

Sponsor: ABLE National Resource Center

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast 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 opens in January 2020.

Sponsor: ADA National Network,
Great Plains ADA Center

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

Other News & Resources of Interest

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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.