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Happy Thanksgiving! Office Closed from November 22-25

The Southeast ADA Center, a project of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University (SU), will be closed for Thanksgiving from Thursday, November 22 through Sunday, November 25.

Your calls and emails are important to us. We will respond when we return on Monday, November 26.

We wish you a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

Honor & Celebrate Veterans

"November is National Veterans and Military Families Month"

Find more at:

Veterans Resources

National News

Leading Disability Studies Scholars to Join Burton Blatt Institute

Source: Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University (BBI)

September – October 2018 Issue of Access Currents Newsletter

Source: U.S. Access Board

Find more at:

News Archives and News by Audience & Topic

Events & Training

Featured Events

ADA Live! Episode 63: Interdisciplinary Outreach in the Post-Secondary Environment

FREE and no registration is required.

Mark Your Calendars - SoundCloud - ADA Live! Episode 63: Interdisciplinary Outreach in the Post-Secondary Environment: Nothing About Us Without Us on Wednesday – December 5 from 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Eastern) and 12:00 Noon - 12:30 PM (Central). Real-time captioning on December 5 in Zoom for ADA Live! Episode 63.

Web: www.adalive.org

Winter 2019 ADA Coordinator Conference
Jan. 28-29, 2019 ~ Orlando, FL

This 2-day training offers over 20 breakout sessions, pre-conference session, optional evening session and featured speakers from the U.S. Access Board, U.S. Department of Justice, the Great Plains ADA Center and the Southeast ADA Center.

Don't miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge on the Americans with Disabilities Act. It's also a great way for to earn credits towards ADA Coordinator Training Certification Program (ACTCP), including Title II Certification and new this year: Title III Business Certificate.

Cost: $360
**Save $50 if register by January 5 - pay $310.

Limited to 175 registrants!

Register and Learn More:
2019 Winter ADA Coordinator Conference - Orlando, FL

Web: adacoordinator.org/mpage/CoordinatorConWinter2019

Webinars & Podcasts

Date Event
11/20/2018
Tuesday
12:30 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. EST
The Interactive Process: Lessons from Case Law
Deadline to Register: November 19, 2018

Sponsor: TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

11/27/2018
Tuesday
1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. EST
Making the Business Case for Accessibility: How to Develop a Section 508 Communication Plan
Deadline to Register: November 26, 2018

Webinar Series: Section 508 Best Practices

11/29/2018
Thursday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
ABLE Program Spotlight Series Featuring the “ABLEnow” and “ABLEAmerica” Programs
Deadline to Register: November 28, 2018

Sponsor: ABLE National Resource Center

12/6/2018
Thursday
2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Common Sources of Confusion in the ADA and ABA Standards
Deadline to Register: December 5, 2018

Sponsor: U.S. Access Board and the Great Lakes ADA Center

Find More at:

Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

Conferences & On-Site Events

Date Event
Nov 18-Dec 21, 2018

Jacksonville, FL

StoryCorps Mobile Tour - Jacksonville, FL

Sponsor: WJCT Public Broadcasting

Nov 29, 2018

Atlanta, GA

ADA for State & Local Governments Conference
Deadline to Register: November 5, 2018

Sponsor: Georgia State Financing and Investment Commission and the Georgia Association of State Facility Administrators

Find More at:

Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

Make A Difference

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

Research Study

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.

Find More at:

Make A Difference - Southeast ADA Center

Spanish / Español - Información sobre la Ley ADA

Recursos en Español para Huracán Michael

(en inglés, Resources in Spanish for Hurricane Michael)

Para descubrir más:

Español - Información sobre la Ley ADA
del sitio web: el Centro ADA del Sureste

Other News & Resources of Interest

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Questions on the ADA?

ADA National Network (ADANN)
1-800-949-4232
Web: adata.org

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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.