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Southeast ADA Center

ADA WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

January 5, 2018 - January 12, 2018

*The newsletter is updated every Friday.

National News

December 2017 nTIDE Jobs Report: Year-End Job Numbers Cap Record Year for Americans with Disabilities

Source: Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire

FCC Acts to Restore Internet Freedom

Source: Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

January 2018 EARN Newsletter

Source: Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN)

Justice Department Withdraws ADA Rulmaking Actions

Source: Federal Register

Pioneer Health Services to Pay $85,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

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

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News Archives and News by Audience & Topic

Southeast Region News by State

Mississippi (MS)

Pioneer Health Services to Pay $85,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

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

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Regional News by State - Southeast ADA Center

Events & Training

Webinars & Podcasts

Date Event
1/17/2018
Wednesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Commitment to Digital Accessibility: Best Practices for Inclusive Technology
Deadline to Register: January 17, 2018

Webinar Series: ADA in Focus

1/18/2018
Thursday
1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. EST
PDF Accessibility: A Deeper Dive – Exploring Tools and Solutions
Deadline to Register: January 18, 2018

Webinar Series: Accessible Technology

1/18/2018
Thursday
2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. EST
PEAT Talks: Expanding Accessibility Awareness in Higher Ed
Deadline to Register: January 18, 2018

Sponsor: Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)

1/24/2018
Wednesday
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. EST
Is That a Service Animal? What Rights Apply Where?
Deadline to Register: January 24, 2018

Sponsor: Cornell University Employment and Disability Institute (EDI)

1/25/2018
Thursday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Changes to ABLE in 2018
Deadline to Register: January 24, 2018

Sponsor: National Disability Institute (NDI)

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

Conferences & On-Site Events

Date Event
Jan 22-23, 2018

Lake Buena Vista, FL

ADA Coordinator Conference - Orlando, Florida
Deadline to Register: January 15, 2018

Sponsor: ADA Coordinator Training Certification Program (ACTCP), Great Plains ADA Center, Southeast 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.