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Southeast ADA Center

ADA WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

April 14, 2017 - April 21, 2017

National News

Friendlier Skies: Airlines Are Making Travel Easier for People with Autism

Source: NBC News

IDEX Corporation to Pay $380,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

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

JAN Releases Publication on Personal Assistance Services in the Workplace

Source: Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

March - April 2017 Issue of Access Currents Newsletter

Source: U.S. Access Board

New PEAT Resource Offers Guidance on Accessible Technology-Related Public Policy

Source: Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)

Panel on Supported Decision-Making at The Saks Institute Spring Symposium to be Lead by BBI Jonathan Martinis, Esq., J.D.

Source: Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University

The Inside Scoop on Getting College Accommodations (Blog)

Source: ADDitude Magazine (Blog)

The National Fair Housing Alliance Releases Its Annual Fair Housing Trends Report: Disability-Based Discrimination Leads the List

Source: National Fair Housing Alliance

Uber, Lyft Drivers Told to Get on Board with Service Dogs

Source: Orlando Sentinel, Florida

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Adopts New Standards for Medical Diagnostic Equipment

Source: U.S. Access Board

Zale Delaware Will Pay $30,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

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

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Southeast Region News by State

Florida (FL)

IDEX Corporation to Pay $380,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

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

Uber, Lyft Drivers Told to Get on Board with Service Dogs

Source: Orlando Sentinel, Florida

Georgia (GA)

Friendlier Skies: Airlines Are Making Travel Easier for People with Autism

Source: NBC News

North Carolina (NC)

Zale Delaware Will Pay $30,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

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

South Carolina (SC)

Friendlier Skies: Airlines Are Making Travel Easier for People with Autism

Source: NBC News

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Regional News by State - Southeast ADA Center

Events & Training

Webinars & Podcasts

Date Event
4/26/2017
Wednesday
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. EST
Understanding the Word Disability in the ADA
Deadline to Register: April 25, 2017

Sponsor: Cornell University Institute on Employment and Disability

4/26/2017
Wednesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Accessibility in Existing Facilities: Title II and Title III of the ADA
Deadline to Register: April 25, 2017

Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

4/26/2017
Wednesday
3:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. EST
Ticket to Work: Working with a Federal Contractor
Deadline to Register: April 25, 2017

Sponsor: Social Security Administration (SSA), Ticket to Work (Ticket) program

4/27/2017
Thursday
12:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. EST
What Works for Youth? Tracking Vocational Rehabilitation Outcomes
Deadline to Register: April 26, 2017

Sponsor: Mathematica Center for Studying Disability Policy in partnership with TransCen, University of Maryland, and Institute for Community Inclusion

4/27/2017
Thursday
3:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. EST
The ABLE Act: A Tool for Financial Stability and Employment Outcomes
Deadline to Register: April 26, 2017

Sponsor: ABLE National Resource Center, LEAD Center

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

Conferences & On-Site Events

Date Event
Apr 28, 2017

Augusta, GA

Georgia Emergency Preparedness Coalition Workshop: Get Ready Tool Kit Train the Trainer
Deadline to Register: April 27, 2017

Sponsor: Georgia Emergency Preparedness Coalition for Individuals With Disabilities and Older Adults

May 14-17, 2017

Rosemont, IL

National ADA Symposium 2017

Sponsor: Great Plains ADA Center, Great Lakes ADA Center, and ADA National Network

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

ADA Case Law and Legal Briefs

The ADA Case Law and Legal Briefs offer legal and policy developments relevant to civil rights protections and the impact of court decisions in the Southeast Region under the ADA that are analyzed in partnership with the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI).
Web: adasoutheast.org/legal/caselaw.php

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