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Southeast ADA Center

ADA WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

June 16, 2017 - June 23, 2017

*The newsletter is updated every Friday.

National News

Audio Description Comes to Amazon Video

Source: Amazon (Blog)

Guide Dogs Get to Know a New Voice: Alexa

Source: Amazon (Blog)

IBM and West Virginia University Center for Disability Inclusion Unveil Mobile Workplace Accommodation Case Management App

Source: PR Newswire

Jacksonville, Florida Agrees to Settlement of Housing Discrimination Suit with DOJ

Source: Lexology

Join @ePolicyWorks for 6/27 Twitter Chat on Citizen Engagement

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

Justice Department Releases ADA Settlement Agreement with Richland County Board of Elections and Voter Registration in South Carolina, Regarding the Accessibility of Polling Places

Source: U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

State Exchange on Employment and Disability to Provide Support to the Kentucky Work Matters Task Force

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

Stories About Disability Donít Have to Be Sad (Opinion)

Source: New York Times

U.S. Attorneys Office Completes Nashville Restaurant Review for Compliance with the ADA

Source: U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

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News Archives and News by Audience & Topic

Southeast Region News by State

Florida (FL)

Jacksonville, Florida Agrees to Settlement of Housing Discrimination Suit with DOJ

Source: Lexology

Kentucky (KY)

State Exchange on Employment and Disability to Provide Support to the Kentucky Work Matters Task Force

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

South Carolina (SC)

Justice Department Releases ADA Settlement Agreement with Richland County Board of Elections and Voter Registration in South Carolina, Regarding the Accessibility of Polling Places

Source: U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

Tennessee (TN)

U.S. Attorneys Office Completes Nashville Restaurant Review for Compliance with the ADA

Source: U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

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Regional News by State - Southeast ADA Center

Events & Training

Webinars & Podcasts

Date Event
6/26/2017
Monday
3:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. EST
Guided Group Discovery: Paving the Way to Employment
Deadline to Register: June 25, 2017

Sponsor: National Disability Institute (NDI), LEAD Center

6/27/2017
Tuesday
12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. EST
What is Universal Design?
Deadline to Register: June 26, 2017

Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic ADA Center, a member of the ADA National Network

6/28/2017
Wednesday
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. EST
Accessible Beach Access Routes
Deadline to Register: June 27, 2017

Sponsor: Cornell University Institute on Employment and Disability

7/5/2017
Wednesday
1:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. EST
The History of Disability, Lessons from the Past

ADA Live! (WADA) Show

7/6/2017
Thursday
2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Accessible Courthouses (A refresher)
Deadline to Register: July 5, 2017

Webinar Series: Accessibility Online

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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).
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.