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Events & Training Calendar

Webinars/Online Events

Date Event
5/18/2021
Tuesday
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. EST
Farmer Mental Health Trends, Risk Factors, and Stress Reduction Technique "Mindful Living" (AgrAbility National Training Workshop)
Deadline to Register: May 18, 2021

Sponsor: National AgrAbility Project

5/18/2021
Tuesday
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. EST
Person-Centered Goal Discovery for People with Dementia
Deadline to Register: May 17, 2021

Sponsor: American Society on Aging

5/18/2021
Tuesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Building Codes and the 2010 ADA Standards
Deadline to Register: May 17, 2021

Webinar Series: ADA Audio

5/18/2021
Tuesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Fair Housing Act: Frequently Asked Questions
Deadline to Register: May 17, 2021

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

5/19/2021
Wednesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Higher Education and the ADA
Deadline to Register: May 18, 2021

Webinar Series: ADA Legal Issues

5/20/2021
Thursday
3:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. EST
ACL/CMS Promising Practices Training: Promising Practices in Mental Health Self-Direction
Deadline to Register: May 19, 2021

Sponsor: Administration for Community Living (ACL)

5/21/2021
Friday
2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. EST
Navigating Older American’s Act Title III-D During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Deadline to Register: May 20, 2021

Sponsor: Administration for Community Living (ACL)

5/25/2021
Tuesday
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. EST
Asking the Right Questions and Finding the Right Resources for Rural Caregivers (AgrAbility National Training Workshop)
Deadline to Register: May 25, 2021

Sponsor: National AgrAbility Project

5/25/2021
Tuesday
1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. EST
Section 508 Compliance and Assistive Technology: Providing Accessibility to ICT for Federal Employees under the Rehabilitation Act (Sections 504 and 508)
Deadline to Register: May 24, 2021

Webinar Series: Section 508 Best Practices

5/25/2021
Tuesday
7:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. EST
Getting it Right AND Learning on the Fly: Prepared for College?
Deadline to Register: May 25, 2021

Sponsor: Think College National Coordinating Center

5/26/2021
Wednesday
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. EST
ADA-101.3 Overview of Title II and Public Entities
Deadline to Register: May 25, 2021

Sponsor: Northeast ADA Center, Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability at Cornell University

5/26/2021
Wednesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. EST
Mental Health Awareness Month and The Power of ABLE Accounts
Deadline to Register: May 25, 2021

Sponsor: ABLE National Resource Center

5/26/2021
Wednesday
3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
FAQs About COVID-19 Vaccines that People with Disabilities Should Consider
Deadline to Register: May 26, 2021

Sponsor: Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation (CIDI)

5/26/2021
Wednesday
3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Practices in Workforce Employment Network Operation – New Technical Guidance
Deadline to Register: May 25, 2021

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration (ETA), ODEP and SSA

5/26/2021
Wednesday
3:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. EST
Working from Home with Ticket to Work (WISE Webinar Series)
Deadline to Register: May 25, 2021

Sponsor: Social Security Administration (SSA)

5/27/2021
Thursday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Caring for Those Who Care: Meeting the Needs of African American and Black Family Caregivers
Deadline to Register: May 26, 2021

Sponsor: American Society on Aging

6/2/2021
Wednesday
1:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. EST
A Look at the Mental Health Needs of Indigenous People in America

ADA Live! Podcast and Resources

6/3/2021
Thursday
2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Assembly Areas
Deadline to Register: June 2, 2021

Webinar Series: Accessibility Online

6/9/2021
Wednesday
12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. EST
Coming Back Strong After COVID-19: Federal Elder Justice Innovations and Resources
Deadline to Register: June 8, 2021

Sponsor: Administration for Community Living (ACL)

6/11/2021
Friday
12:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. EST
The More You Know --The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Access to Health Care in the Current Pandemic and Post-COVID
Deadline to Register: June 10, 2021

Sponsor: Tennessee Disability Coalition, Disability Rights Tennessee, and Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center

Jul 25-28, 20212021 National ADA Symposium (On-Site Conference)
Deadline to Register: June 25, 2021

Sponsor: Great Plains ADA Center, member of the ADA National Network

Aug 2-5, 20212021 National ADA Symposium (Virtual Conference)
Deadline to Register: July 19, 2021

Sponsor: Great Plains ADA Center, member of the ADA National Network

ADA Celebrations and ADA Anniversary

Date Event
Year-round and
July 26

Celebrate. Learn. Share.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
#ADA30 for 30th Anniversary in 2020

Throughout the year and on the ADA Anniversary - July 26

Find and Share Events

Web: adaanniversary.org

Other Annual Events

Date Event
Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)

Year-round and
Third Thursday of May

Keep in mind, learn, and share about digital access and inclusion across platforms of mobile, software, websites, and technology throughout the year,
Web Access Matters - Web Accessibility in a Nutshell

On the third Thursday of May, Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), while people may be interested in the topic of making technology accessible and usable by persons with disabilities, the reality is that they often do not know how or where to start. Awareness comes first — take an hour out of your day to participate in GAAD: experience first-hand the impact of digital accessibility (or lack thereof).

Web: adalive.org/episode65_resources; globalaccessibilityawarenessday.org

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

October

Throughout October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) promotes awareness of the employment and contributions of individuals with all types of disabilities.

For information on disability employment and fostering a more inclusive workforce: Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)

Web: dol.gov/odep/topics/ndeam/; dol.gov/odep/

Disability Mentoring Day (DMD)

Year-round and
Third Wednesday of October

On the third Wednesday of October during National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and expanded to year-round, Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) promotes career development for students with disabilities and job-seekers with disabilities through hands-on career exploration and ongoing mentoring.

Web: aapd.com/disability-mentoring-day/

Veterans Day

Year-round and
November 11

Throughout the year and on November 11, celebrate Veterans Day and "Honor all who served - In times of war - In times of peace."

Web: adasoutheast.org/events/11/veterans-day.php

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3

Worldwide on December 3, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD or IDPwD) is observed to promote awareness of disability issues and the abilities of people with disabilities, and celebrate the achievements and contributions of people with disabilities.

Web: adasoutheast.org/events/12/international-day-persons-with-disabilities.php





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