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ADA & Access Matters

May 16, 2018

National News

Companies grapple with growing legal obligations to disabled people

Source: Financial Times

FCC Announces May 15 Emergency Alerting Roundtable Agenda

Source: Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Foothills Child Development Center Agrees to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

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

New Print-Reading App for iOS Devices Launched

Source: National Federation of the Blind (NFB)

University of Illinois at Chicago Seeks Research Participants Who Have Lived in Nursing Homes

Source: Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

U.S. Department of Transportation Seeks Comment on Amending Regulations Concerning Service Animals on Flights

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)

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Southeast Region News by State

South Carolina (SC)

Foothills Child Development Center Agrees to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

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

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Regional News by State - Southeast ADA Center

Events & Training

Featured Events

Webinars & Podcasts

Date Event
5/22/2018
Tuesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Alternative Formats in Higher Education: History, Trends, Current Practices and Challenges
Deadline to Register: May 21, 2018

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

5/23/2018
Wednesday
1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. EST
Effective Communication in the Medical Setting
Deadline to Register: May 22, 2018

Sponsor: Northeast ADA Center, member of the ADA National Network

5/24/2018
Thursday
2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. EST
ABLE Program Spotlight - National ABLE Alliance
Deadline to Register: May 23, 2018

Sponsor: ABLE National Resource Center

5/29/2018
Tuesday
1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. EST
Putting the Revised 508 Standards into Practice for Procurement
Deadline to Register: May 28, 2018

Webinar Series: Section 508 Best Practices

5/29/2018
Tuesday
2:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. EST
Recreation Snapshot Webinar Series: Let’s Go to the Playground!
Deadline to Register: May 28, 2018

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

6/6/2018
Wednesday
1:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. EST
Inclusive Healthy Communities and the ADA

ADA Live! (WADA) Show

6/7/2018
Thursday
2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Accessible Airport Terminals
Deadline to Register: June 6, 2018

Webinar Series: Accessibility Online

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

Conferences & On-Site Events

Date Event
May 21, 2018

Lexington, KY

Envisioning Higher Education Opportunities for Students with Significant Disabilities in Kentucky – A Community Conversation
Deadline to Register: May 20, 2018

Sponsor: Kentucky Works

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

Jun 6, 2018

Tucker, GA

Financial Inclusion and Disability Awareness Training
Deadline to Register: June 5, 2018

Sponsor: National Disability Institute (NDI)

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

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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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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.