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ADA & Access Matters

February 15, 2018

*The newsletter is updated every Thursday.

National News

FCC ASL Video Explains February 28, 2018 Deadline for VRS User Registration

Source: Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Feds Disclose Schools under Investigation for Disability Discrimination

Source: Disability Scoop

Feds Disclose Schools under Investigation for Disability Discrimination

Source: Disability Scoop

Latest EARN Newsletter Now Available

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

National Federation of the Blind Receives Grant from National Science Foundation

Source: National Federation of the Blind (NFB)

President’s Committee Releases Report on Direct Support Workforce

Source: Administration for Community Living (ACL)

Shelby-Wallace welcomed as Intern for the Southeast ADA Center

Source: Southeast ADA Center

Take the Commercial Flight Experiences Survey for Wheelchair Users and Caregivers

Source: Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)

Take the Media Experience Survey by DOnetwork

Source: Disability Organizing Network (DOnetwork)

"Tell Them We Are Rising" PBS documentary on February 19 examines history of Historic Black Colleges and Universities

Source: Diverse Issues In Higher Education

William N. Myhill Brings Extensive Experience to New ADA Leadership Role at Syracuse University

Source: Syracuse University

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Events & Training

Webinars & Podcasts

Date Event
2/20/2018
Tuesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. EST
Exploring Credentials in Inclusive Higher Education
Deadline to Register: February 19, 2018

Sponsor: Think College

2/20/2018
Tuesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Cancer as a Disability: Your Rights in the Workplace
Deadline to Register: February 19, 2018

Webinar Series: ADA in Focus

2/20/2018
Tuesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Update from Washington: Impact of the Tax Overhaul on People with Disabilities and What to Expect in 2018
Deadline to Register: February 19, 2018

ADA Audio Conference Series

2/22/2018
Thursday
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. EST
Intro to Accessibility: What Employers Need to Know to Create a Technology-Accessible Workplace
Deadline to Register: February 21, 2018

Sponsor: Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) and the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)

2/22/2018
Thursday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Understanding ABLE Program Disclosure Documents
Deadline to Register: February 21, 2018

Sponsor: ABLE National Resource Center

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

Conferences & On-Site Events

Date Event
May 23-25, 2018

Washington, DC

Getting It Right 2018 National Inclusive Disaster Strategies Conference
Deadline to Register: May 22, 2018

Sponsor: Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies

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Court Decisions and Disability Issues Briefs

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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