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Spotlights

Celebrate the ADA 29th Anniversary - July 26

For the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), share and join community celebrations and highlight advances in inclusion and access since the landmark civil rights legislation became law in 1990.

Featured ADA Anniversary Podcast & Webinars

Emergency, Heat Wave, Tornado, Hurricane & Severe Weather Resources

Be Prepared! Emergency & Severe Weather Resources

Tropical Storm / Hurricane Barry Resources

For the impact and recovery from severe weather, flooding, and Tropical Storm / Hurricane Barry, we urge all of you to stay safe. Be sure to follow your local news, weather reports, and social media for other important emergency information in your area.

National News

HUD Offers $150 Million to Provide Affordable Housing to People with Disabilities

Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Service and Emotional Support Animals in the Workplace: What Federal Employers Should Know (Fact Sheet)

Source: Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN)

Use of Artificial Intelligence to Facilitate Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities (Policy Brief)

Source: Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN)

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News Archives and News by Audience & Topic

Southeast Region News by State

Georgia (GA)

Affordable Hearing Aids Crafted by Georgia Tech Inventors

Source: Georgia Tech Research Corporation

Woman Says Ride-Share Drivers Repeatedly Canceled Trips over Service Dog

Source: WSB-TV

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Regional News by State - Southeast ADA Center

Events & Training

Featured Event

Next Webinar in our free 8-Part Series!

Check out these webinars to build awareness of Employment First, and explore a variety of topics for supported employment providers, vocational rehabilitation professionals, self-advocates, and families.

Part 3: The ADA, Employment and Disclosure
Tuesday - July 23, 2019
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. [Eastern]

**NOTE**
Registration for Part 3 is closed. We will not be able to accept additional registrations. Capacity on day of webinar is 1000 attendees - first come, first served. Archives will be available within 7-10 business days.

Learn more and register at:
Advancing Equal Employment Opportunities and Creating Inclusive Workplaces

Sponsors: Southeast ADA Center, Georgia APSE, & Washington Initiative for Supported Employment (WISE)
Web: adasoutheast.org/webinars/

Webinars & Podcasts

Date Event
7/25/2019
Thursday
10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. EST
The 4th Thursday ADA Talks: Program Access and Structural Accessibility of Public Services: Exploring Title II
Deadline to Register: July 24, 2019

Sponsor: Human Development Institute - University of Kentucky

7/25/2019
Thursday
3:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. EST
Inaugural Webinar: Introduction to the Center for Disability-Inclusive Community Development
Deadline to Register: July 24, 2019

Sponsor: National Disability Institute (NDI)

7/25/2019
Thursday
3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Empowered Cities Webinar: Celebrating the Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Deadline to Register: July 24, 2019

Sponsor: National Disability Institute and Citi Community Development

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

Conferences & On-Site Events

Date Event
Aug 8-9, 2019

Atlanta, GA

Olmstead at Twenty: The Past and Future of Community Integration
Deadline to Register: August 7, 2019

Sponsor: Georgia State University; Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities; Legal Aid Atlanta; Center for Law, Health & Society; Georgia Advocacy Office

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

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

October 14-15, 2019

Charlotte, NC

Save the Date!

ADA Coordinator Conference
Registration will open: July 2019

Sponsor: ADA National Network, Great Plains ADA Center

Find More at:

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.