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Month: June, 2013
Webinars Only
May 2013   |   July 2013
Date Title
Monday
June 03
Online Training
NEADA Webex Connection Webinar
Project: Northeast ADA Center
Wednesday
June 05
Training | Yessica Guardiola
Rights of Deaf People Under the ADA

The trainer explains to the audience the Rights of Deaf People under the ADA, including the Effective Communication Requirements.

Project: EDI (General)
Sponsor: Myrnalis Castro, MAVI-Rio Grande Coordinator
Location: MAVI, rio Grande, PR
Wednesday
June 05
Training | Yessica Guardiola
ADA, AAA & It's New Regulations Overview

The trainer will discuss the different titles of the ADA and the major points about the AAA and It's New Regulations.

Project: EDI (General)
Sponsor: Atty. Osvaldo Burgos, Professor
Location: Sacred Heart University, Human Rights Curse
Friday
June 07
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.1: Benefits and Work Incentives Planning, Professional Standards and Code of Conduct and Effective Communication

This course explores benefits and work incentives planning, the code of conduct of Benefits Practitioners and effective communication strategies using lecture, PowerPoint and written materials. This skill-building session provides opportunity for question and answer.  Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

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Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Friday
June 07
Workshop | Jackie Yingling
Module 3--Group In-Person session
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Location: Wolf Road Marriott in Albany, NY
Friday
June 07
Online Training | ADA Center Partner
Accessibility Update: Play Areas

Topics covered will include: -The 2010 ADA Standards scoping requirements for play areas (i.e. when are play areas required to be accessible?) -Participants will learn about the ADA’s Program Accessibility and Barrier Removal Standards for Title II and Title III entities and how they should be applied to existing play areas (in place prior to March 15, 2012) that are not being altered. -Technical requirements for achieving accessibility with the 2010 ADA Standards (this will include an overview of the 2010 ADA Standards Section 1008 requirements for play areas): • Play Components • Soft Contained Play Structures • Accessible Routes • Accessible Surfaces Who would benefit from these webinars? -Architects and Playground design/construction professionals -Building owners and managers -Parks and Recreation management personnel -Property Managers -Municipal managers -ADA coordinators -Disability advocates

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Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: United Spinal
Location: Online Webinar
Saturday
June 08
Workshop | Jackie Yingling
Module 3--Group In-Person session
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Location: Wolf Road Marriott in Albany, NY
Monday
June 10
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.2: Administration of SSA Entitlements and Benefits Eligibility: Application, Disability Reviews and Appeals Process

This comprehensive discussion of SSAs disability standard, review and appeals process, uses PowerPoint, lecture and written materials to provide a detailed overview of the program the majority of American workers will depend upon should they become faced with a disabling medical condition. This detailed session provides opportunity for question and answer. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge.  A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

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Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
June 11
Training | Yessica Guardiola
The Rights of Blind People

The trainer will explain the Rights of the Blind People under the ADA, including in employment and, public and pivate services.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Luz M. Rivera, Associations's Director
Location: Association of Blind Persons: Light of Love, Bayamon, PR
Tuesday
June 11
Training | Yessica Guardiola
Rights of Blind People under the ADA
Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Association of Blind Persons: Light of Love
Location: Bayamon, PR
Tuesday
June 11
Online Training | Hannah Rudstam
Disability, Diversity and Cultural Competence

 This webinar focuses on challenging traditional automatic assumptions of “disability as deficit”  and poses a view of disability as diversity.  In this context, we discuss ten key points around respectful and effective workplace interactions with people with disabilities.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Tuesday
June 11
Online Training | Joe Zesski
Presentation and Facilitation Tips

This session will review the following topics: • Being prepared: equipment, materials, and having a day of point of contact. • Being early: scouting out and setting up the site with time to spare • More than a crowd: engaging your audience, getting to know them, and having them interested in you and each other. • Knowing and understanding your audience: using attendee appropriate communication. • Staying on track: promoting discussion while monitoring time.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Wednesday
June 12
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.

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Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Wednesday
June 12
Online Training | Ray Cebula
WISE Event
Project: External Clients
Thursday
June 13
Training | Hannah Rudstam
Making the Link: Connecting to Employers in Challenging Times

 This program focuses on disability demographic, economic, policy and employment trends in 2013.   Using an interactive format, participants explore what these trends mean for their professional practice.

 

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Phoenix, NY
Thursday
June 13
Online Training | ADA Center Partner
ADA and Lodging Webinar Series

Speaker: Marian Vessels, Director, Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

The Department of Justice regulations clarify what a service animal is, but hoteliers still have many questions about how to appropriately serve individuals traveling with service animals. You will learn about handlers' responsibilities and hotels' obligations: Who may have a service animal? How many service animals may one person have? Where can service animals go on the property? This session will also discuss the new regulations addressing miniature horses, and how they apply to the lodging industry. Learn what questions you can and cannot ask about service animals. There will be ample time for questions and answers.

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Project: National Employer Technical Assistance Center
Thursday
June 13
Online Training | PIP Partner
All Aboard for a Virtual Advocacy Tour! A Partners Graduate Webinar

 Presenters: Dave Whalen, Shameka Andrews, Bridget Cariello, Marisol Getchius, and Jessica Campbell.  Hosted by Carrie Burkin.

Please join us for this virtual tour of systemic advocacy events taking place across our state. We will be hearing from NYS PIP Graduates in Buffalo, Albany and Long Island.  They will share information about several awesome advocacy programs in which they are involved.  Below is a bit of detail about each presenting Partner.

Dave Whalen is a 2007 PIP graduate, is the Statewide Project Coordinator for Niagara University’s First Responder Disability Awareness Training, and the Chair of the Town of Amherst’s Committee on Disabilities.  He will be discussing the Town Hall Training program and First Responders and Emergency Management.

Shameka Andrews, 2011 Partners graduate, will discuss her final partners project, Disability Empowerment Day, which is now in its 2nd year.  She will fill us in on how it got started and how you can get involved.

Bridget Cariello (PIP 2008), Marisol Getchius (PIP 2011) and Jessica Campbell (PIP 2012) will be with us to share “SANYS U, The School of Grassroots Advocacy”.  The SANYS U program is designed to increase the grassroots efforts of self-advocacy statewide, and develop regions where advocates truly understand choice, opportunity, rights and responsibilities.

v  This is the second of 4 webinars in our Legislative Advocacy Series.  These webinars have been created specifically for Partners Grads.  Please be sure to save the dates below for the final two webinars.

Upcoming Grad Webinars in the 2013 Legislative Advocacy Series

Thursday 9/19/13 5:00pm to 6:30pm - We will be exploring systemic advocacy at a state level.  We will be hearing from Albany area policymakers.

Thursday 1/21/13 5:00pm to 6:30pm- We will be investigating systemic advocacy at a national level.  We will hear from a speaker who is involved in policy changes across the country.

Project: Partners in Policymaking
Friday
June 14
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.

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Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Monday
June 17
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.5: Overview of Supplemental Security Income

Lecture, PowerPoint presentation and written materials will guide participants through the complex maze of rules and regulations controlling the SSI program. Special knowledge will be gained concerning just how to deal with crises when they erupt. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

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Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
June 18
Training | LaWanda Cook
Tapping into Talent with Disabilities

 This event brings together disability employment professionals and members of Cornell University’s staffing community in an effort to enhance employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities who are interested in working at Cornell.

 

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Ithaca, NY
Wednesday
June 19
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.6 Overview of Supplemental Security Income

Through the use of PowerPoint, lecture and written materials, participants will gain information that will assist SSDI beneficiaries who wish 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. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

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Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Thursday
June 20
Online Training | ADA Center Partner
Accessibility Update: Hotels and Resorts

Topics covered will include: -The 2010 ADA Standards scoping requirements for Places of Transient Lodging (i.e. What types of occupancies are required to comply with the 2010 ADA Standards for Places of Transient Lodging?) -Participants will learn about the 2010 ADA Standards Safe Harbor regulations and applicability to existing elements of hotels/resorts that are not being altered. -Technical requirements for achieving accessibility with the 2010 ADA Standards (this will include an overview of the 2010 ADA Standards Sections 224 and 806 requirements for places of transient lodging including Guest Rooms with Mobility Features and Guest Rooms with Communication Features) -Review of updated ADA Regulations applicable to places of Transient Lodging (Service Animals, Hotel Reservations, Mobility Devices, Effective Communication Policies, etc…) Who would benefit from these webinars? -Architects and Design Professionals -Hotel- Resort owners and managers -Hotel management personnel -Property Managers -ADA coordinators -Disability advocates

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Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: United Spinal
Location: Online Webinar
Friday
June 21
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.7: Supplemental Security Income Work Incentives

Through the use of PowerPoint presentation, lecture and written materials participants will gain the knowledge and tools needed to provide critical information to SSI recipients with disabilities who are considering a return to work. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge of work incentive utilization. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

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Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Monday
June 24
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.1: Overpayments and SSDI and SSI Benefits

This informational seminar provides basic information pertaining to benefits overpayments using lecture, PowerPoint and opportunity for question and answer. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge.  A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

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Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
June 25
Presentation | Kathleen Lee
Disability Inclusion Strategies for HR Managers

Disability inclusion presentation to train HR managers on disability etiquette, interviewing, builiding an inclsuive workplace, disability and veteran demographics, building community partnerships and available recruitment resources.

Project: National Employer Technical Assistance Center
Sponsor: Growmark
Location: Bloomington, IL
Wednesday
June 26
Training | Yessica Guardiola
Right of People with Mental Disabilities under the ADA

The trainer is going to speak at the waiting area about the Rights of People with Mental Disabilities under the ADA and will be answering the quesions of the audience about this subject.

Project: EDI (General)
Sponsor: Evelyn Rivera, Complaint Officer
Location: Saint Patrick, Mental Health Center (Title II)- San Juan, PR
Wednesday
June 26
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.2: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Special Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

This informational seminar provides basic information pertaining to the TANF and SNAP programs using lecture, PowerPoint and opportunity for question and answer. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

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Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Wednesday
June 26
Online Training
WISE Event
Project: External Clients
Location: Webinar
Thursday
June 27
Online Training | LaWanda Cook
Worksite Wellness, Leisure and Disability

This session will review the following topics: • Overview of leisure and disability coping • The ADA and Worksite Wellness Programming • Summary of Cornell/SUNY-Cortland Worksite Wellness Study Findings

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Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
Thursday
June 27
Online Training | EARN Partner
Lead the Way: Building an Inclusive Business Culture

 The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy recently published “Business Strategies that Work: A Framework for Disability Inclusion.” This guide for employers focuses on policies and practices for recruiting, hiring, retaining, and advancing qualified individuals with disabilities and ensuring that the workplace is truly diverse and inclusive. It is organized into seven action areas.

This webinar focuses on the key action area of establishing an inclusive business culture. During this webinar you will learn from a business that is acknowledged as a leader in inclusiveness how they approach inclusiveness for all their employees, why this is a top global priority for them, and how they build awareness within their company.  You will also learn how the company’s goal of an inclusive and diverse workplace is communicated to employees at all levels of the organization. Finally, they will share educational materials that they developed as well as lessons learned.

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Project: National Employer Technical Assistance Center
Friday
June 28
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.3: Federal Housing Subsidies

This informational seminar provides basic information pertaining to federally-subsidized housing using lecture, PowerPoint and opportunity for question and answer. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

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Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
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