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Southeast ADA Center

ADA WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

April 21, 2017 - April 28, 2017

National News

Disability Connection Celebrates Playground in Gulfport

Source: WLOX.com (Mississippi)

EEOC Sues Tampa Massage Envy Franchise for Disability Discrimination

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

JAN Releases Publication on Personal Assistance Services in the Workplace

Source: Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

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

Source: Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)

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

Source: U.S. Access Board

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News Archives and News by Audience & Topic

Southeast Region News by State

Florida (FL)

EEOC Sues Tampa Massage Envy Franchise for Disability Discrimination

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

Mississippi (MS)

Disability Connection Celebrates Playground in Gulfport

Source: WLOX.com (Mississippi)

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Regional News by State - Southeast ADA Center

Events & Training

Webinars & Podcasts

Date Event
5/3/2017
Wednesday
1:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. EST
Why Your Advocacy Matters: What is Happening at the State and Federal Level in Disability Policy?

ADA Live! (WADA) Show

5/4/2017
Thursday
2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Accessible Fitness Facilities and Exercise Equipment
Deadline to Register: May 3, 2017

Webinar Series: Accessibility Online

5/5/2017
Friday
12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. EST
National Trends in Disability Employment (nTIDE) Lunch and Learn for May
Deadline to Register: May 4, 2017

Sponsor: Employment Policy and Measurement Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (EPM-RRTC) at the University of New Hampshire

5/9/2017
Tuesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. EST
Tools for Finding Disability and Rehabilitation Related Data
Deadline to Register: May 8, 2017

Sponsor: Cornell University Institute on Employment and Disability

5/11/2017
Thursday
2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
ADA National Network Learning Session: Clear & Effective Emergency Communications over Wireless Devices
Deadline to Register: May 10, 2017

Webinar Series: Emergency Management and Preparedness - Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

Conferences & On-Site Events

Date Event
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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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.