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Be Ready & Stay Safe! It's Atlantic Hurricane Season

Plan ahead and be prepared before, during, and after severe weather, disasters and emergencies. The Atlantic hurricane season is June 1 through November 30. 

Listen and follow your local news, weather reports, and social media for important alerts and emergency information in your area. Please stay safe!

Back to School - Education & Access Matters

National News

August 2019 nTIDE Jobs Report: Tight Labor Market Benefits Americans with Disabilities

Source: Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire

Beauty Is Designing Packaging for the Visually Impaired

Source: Vogue Business

How Hollywood is Working to Improve Representation of People with Disabilities

Source: CNN

OFCCP Offers Section 503 Technical Assistance and Extends Deadline for Disability Inclusion Recognition Program

Source: JD Supra

Welcoming Service Dogs to Your Museum

Source: American Alliance of Museums

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News Archives and News by Audience & Topic

Southeast Region News by State

Alabama (AL)

EEOC Sues Allstate Beverage for Disability Discrimination

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

Mississippi (MS)

Judge Rules That Mississippi Violates Civil Rights of Those with Mental Illness

Source: Jackson Free Press (Mississippi)

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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.

Public Comment

Survey

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
9/17/2019
Tuesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
The Fair Housing Act and Persons with Disabilities
Deadline to Register: September 16, 2019

Webinar Series: ADA Audio

9/18/2019
Wednesday
3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Inclusive Community Development: A Discussion with Bank Regulators
Deadline to Register: September 17, 2019

Sponsor: National Disability Institute

9/19/2019
Thursday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Evaluating and Managing Accessibility in 3rd Party Web Content
Deadline to Register: September 18, 2019

Webinar Series: Accessible Technology

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

Conferences & On-Site Events

Date Event
Sep 22, 2019

Lexington, KY

Bluegrass Autism Walk 2019
Deadline to Register: September 22, 2019

Sponsor: Autism Society of the Bluegrass

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

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.