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Week: March 11 to March 17, 2012
All Events
Date Title
Monday
March 12
Conference
National ADA Symposium

-Training on the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design that go into effect March 2012. -Cutting edge information on the ADA, incuding the new Dept. of Justice regulations. -Sessions on a wide-range of ADA related topics. -Sessions that meet ADA Coordinator Training Certification Program fundamental and elective credits. -Presenters from the U.S. Dept. of Justice, Access Board, the EEOC, National Center on Accessibility and the International Code Council. -Affordable, quality training! More details and information available at the following web address: http://www.adasymposium.org/

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Orlando, FL
Monday
March 12
Online Training
Partners in Policymaking Connection Test- March 12th, 11:30AM-12:30PM
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
March 13
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.3: Vocational Rehabilitation, Employment Supports and the SSA

This detailed discussion will cover the history of SSA involvement in work incentives and return to work efforts.  What is the Ticket to Work and how does it function in the return to work setting?  Using a Power Point, lecture and written materials the participant will gain and understanding of this important work incentive and the extensive services and protections that it can provide to individual with disabilities. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge.  A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
March 13
Online Training
Partners in Policymaking Connection Test, March 13 5:00PM-6:00PM
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Location: Webinar
Wednesday
March 14
Training | Nancy Hinkley
Transition Specialists & Parent Centers
Project: Transition Services Professional Development Support Center
Location: Albany, New York
Wednesday
March 14
Training | ADA Center Partner
Lodging Webinar Series, Get Ready for March 15

In preparation for the March 15, 2012 effective date of the new ADA lodging requirements, American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) and the ADA National Network’s “Hospitality Initiative” are pleased to announce a free six-part series of 90-minute (60-minutes content; 30-minutes Q&A) webinars targeting the issues most critical to the hospitality sector. This timely series occurs each Wednesday, starting February 15 through March 21, 2012, from 2:00 – 3:30 pm ET. AIA credit is available. Presented by national experts, key issues include Structural Changes (safe harbor standards, pools, fitness and recreational areas) Reservation Policies, Customer Service, Communication Access, and Q&A with Department of Justice (DOJ) representatives. Space is limited. For more information and to register visit URL: http://www.adaconferences.org/Lodging/ Tune in to become more informed on the requirements that affect you most and that will provide you a competitive edge to attract the growing disability/aging market segment with over $220 billion in purchasing power – that’s more than the coveted teen market. Get answers by the nation’s experts to your property’s specific questions by participating in the Webinar live -- all from the convenience of your own computer or telephone. This AH&LA,AAHOA,ADA National Network Webinar series is a project of the ADA National Network “Hospitality Initiative” that is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Institute on Disability Rehabilitation and Research (NIDRR) grant # H133A060085. The series will be archived at URL: http://www.adaconferences.org/Lodging/

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
Thursday
March 15
Workshop | Carol Blessing
Outpatient Transformation Session 2

Reinventing Roles: Champions for Recovery

Location: Syracuse, NY
Thursday
March 15
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.4: Overview of SSDI and Impact of Earnings

Through the use of PowerPoint, lecture and written materials, participants will gain highly specialized information that will assist any SSDI beneficiary who wishes to return to work at any level of activity. Proper planning and information is critical to this effort and participants will gain the knowledge necessary to help ease this transition. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge of work incentives utilization. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Thursday
March 15
Presentation | Kathleen Lee
Disability is Diversity

Provided Disability Training to Diversity and Hiring Managers of the Federal Reserve Board's 12 Districts.

Project: National Employer Technical Assistance Center
Sponsor: Federal Reserve Board
Location: Washington, D.C.
Friday
March 16
Online Training | ADA Center Partner
The 2010 Revised ADA Accessibility Guidelines for New Jersey

This live, instructor-led on-line program will provide attendees with an overview of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design and highlight those areas where accessibility requirements found in the New Jersey Barrier Free Subcode differ from federal accessibility requirements. Specifically, this course will focus on: problem application areas in commercial facilities, accessibility requirements in existing facilities and accessibility requirements to and within special occupancies. We will also focus on the new guidelines for toilet rooms and other aspects of the built environment.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
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