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Southeast ADA Center


August 4, 2017 - August 11, 2017

*The newsletter is updated every Friday.

National News

ADA and the FTA: Improving Transit Access for People with Disabilities

Source: Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

Developmentally Disabled, and Going to College

Source: New York Times

July 2017 nTIDE Jobs Report: Job Gains for Americans with Disabilities Contribute to Strength of Labor Market

Source: Institute on Disability at University of New Hampshire, Research on Disability

National Disability Employment Awareness Month Theme Announced: "Inclusion Drives Innovation"

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)

UPS to Pay $2 Million to Resolve Nationwide EEOC Disability Discrimination Claims

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

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Events & Training

Webinars & Podcasts

Date Event
2:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. EST
PEAT Talks: Making Tech FieldsAccessible
Deadline to Register: August 16, 2017

Sponsor: Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) and the U.S. Dept. of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)

2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Reasonable Accommodations in Colleges and Universities
Deadline to Register: August 22, 2017

Webinar Series: ADA in Focus

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

Conferences & On-Site Events

Date Event
Aug 18-20, 2017

Rosemont, IL

Deaf Rights Symposium
Deadline to Register: August 18, 2017

Sponsor: Great Lakes ADA Center, a member of the 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).

Other Disability-Related News & Resources

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