The Great Lakes ADA Center and other ADA National Network members offer several free online trainings each month on a variety of topics related to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the ADA. Sessions are free but may require advance registration.
If you have follow-up questions about any of the topics covered, make use of the free ADA help line: (800) 949-4232. In Indiana, your call will be directed to the Great Lakes ADA Center.
July ADA Webinars and other Online Events
July 20, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET Free Webinar: The ADA and Our Jails - Delivering Service to All with Dignity and Respect
This is a free webinar offered through the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center, one of the 10 Regional ADA Centers in the ADA National Network that provides training and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
From the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center: This session will take a look at the ADA and our jails, from the time individuals enter booking until the day they are released. How do you properly ensure that all individuals in your custody have access to programs, services, and a level playing field? Regardless of the disability, it is our responsibility to ensure that those entrusted to us while serving their sentences are treated with dignity and respect.
Free but registration is required. To Register: https://www.adainfo.org/training/contemporary-issues-disability-and-criminal-justice-ada-and-our-jails-delivering-service
July 20, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET Free Webinar - ADA Anniversary Update
The ADA Audio Conference series is coordinated by the Great Lakes ADA Center on behalf of the ADA National Network.
From the Great Lakes ADA Center: Mark the 31st Anniversary of the ADA by joining this session as we hear from representatives of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) provide an update on their litigation, technical assistance, and enforcement efforts. Participants will have an opportunity to pose questions to the presenters regarding issues in their own workplace or community.
Free but registration is required. To register: https://www.accessibilityonline.org/ADA-Audio/session/?id=110929
July 21, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET Free Webinar: A Smattering of ADA Cases Worth Noting for the Past Three Years (2019 to Present)
This is a free webinar offered through the Great Lakes ADA Center on behalf of the ADA National Network.
From Great Lakes ADA Center: The past three years have seen a significant increase in ADA related lawsuits across the country. Join us as we review selected court decisions and the impact they are bound to have on several ADA fronts, including Title I Employment, Title II Public Entities, and Title III Public Accommodations.
Free but registration is required. To Register: https://www.accessibilityonline.org/ada-legal/session/?id=110941
July 22, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Lessons Learned from ADA Coordinators Working within Diverse Healthcare Organizations
This is a free webinar offered through the Healthcare and the ADA-Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities Webinar Series, hosted by the Pacific ADA Center.
Excerpt from the Pacific ADA Center: A growing number of healthcare organizations are hiring fulltime ADA Coordinators. It is unknown how ADA Coordinators are integrated into healthcare organizations, including what types of roles and responsibilities they have and the types of initiatives they lead. The presentation will present findings from interviews with ADA Coordinators who represent 20 healthcare systems across the country. Specifically, we will present findings on the job titles and duties ADA Coordinators have, the types of initiatives they lead, how they collaborate with groups within and outside of their healthcare systems, their budgetary supports and constraints, and ongoing challenges they experience.
Free webinar but registration is required. To Register: http://adapresentations.org/healthcare/schedule.php
July 27, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. ET Free Webinar: Web Accessibility Requirements under Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, Version 3 (WCAG3)
This is a free webinar offered through the Great Lakes ADA Center on behalf of the federal partners.
From the Great Lakes ADA Center: The Section 508 Standards apply the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 to web content and other electronic content. Issued by the W3C, WCAG 2.0 is a globally recognized, technology-neutral standard. This session will feature new and differing approaches to web accessibility requirements proposed for the next generation of these guidelines, the draft WCAG 3.0, (or WCAG3).
Free but registration is required. To Register: https://www.accessibilityonline.org/cioc-508/session/?id=110939
July 28, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET Free Webinar: ADA 101 - Overview of Title IV and V
This is a free webinar offered through the Northeast ADA Center, one of the 10 Regional ADA Centers in the ADA National Network that provides training and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
From the Northeast ADA Center: This webinar is the sixth and final in the Northeast ADA's ADA-101 series. Intended for those new to the Americans with Disabilities Act or for those wanting a basic refresher, this webinar will focus on Title IV and V of the law. Title IV addresses telecommunication access. Title V contains a variety of provisions or concepts essential to the law such as prohibiting retaliation for filing an ADA complaint, the ADA’s relationship to other laws, attorney fees in ADA lawsuits, and more.
Free but registration is required. To Register: https://register.yangtaninstitute.org/register/index.cfm?event=8379