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Month: February, 2012
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Date Title
Friday
February 03
Training | ADA Center Partner
Reaching Individuals with Disabilities: accessibility in state and municipal entities

Training done for the Alliance for the Disabled in Action (CIL) advocate group by Joe Zesski

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Monday
February 06
Online Training
Supporting Beneficiaries in Managing and Resolving Overpayment Issues
Project: External Clients
Sponsor: NABWIS
Location: Webinar
Monday
February 06
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice Week 3

The Citizen-Centered Leadership Development Community of Practice series is a unique combination of self-paced distance learning study, robust field work, interactive class assignments and live webcast instruction designed to advance theoretic and skill-based learning leading to quality outcomes in the lives of people with disabilities.

Sponsor: Office of Mental Health
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
February 07
Online Training | Ed Lopez-Soto
OPWDD Benefits Planning and Work Incentives Webinar Series: Overpayments: Expert Help if this Happens to You

Have you ever opened a letter from SSA saying you owe $40,000, $50,000, or even more in overpayments? Don’t face this problem alone. This webinar series will help you learn what to do if this happens and connect you with someone who can help.

This webinar will cover the following topics about overpayments in the Social Security world:
  • What is an overpayment
  • Overpayments & work
  • Who is liable
  • Reconsideration vs. Waiver of an overpayment
  • The ins and outs of requesting a reconsideration of the overpayment
  • The ins and outs of requesting a waiver of the overpayment
  • What is fault?
  • What does inability to repay mean?
  • Administrative Waiver: 3 examples
  • What happens if you lose your request for a waiver

Sponsor: OPWDD
Location: Webinar
Thursday
February 09
Online Training | PIP Partner
Partners Graduate Webinar - Financial Strategies with James Traylor
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Thursday
February 09
Online Training | LaWanda Cook
Looking Ahead: The ADA Trainer Network

Looking Ahead: The ADA Trainer Network Thursday, February 9, 2012 1 – 2 PM EST Presented by: LaWanda Cook Moderated by: Wendy Strobel Gower JOIN US for this special webinar for members of the Northeast ADA Center’s ADA Trainer Network. We will:

  • Review proposed TN -related activities for 2011-2016 grant cycle;
  • Provide a timeline for proposed changes;
  • Describe additional training and support for the TN;
  • Share opportunities for TN members moving forward; and
  • Hear your thoughts and ideas!

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Webinar
Thursday
February 09
Online Training | LaWanda Cook
De Cara al Futuro: La Red de Adiestradores de la ADA

Comparte con nosotros uno de estos seminarios en Internet para miembros de la Red de Adiestradores (RA) de la ADA del Centro de la ADA del Noreste. Vamos a: • Revisar las actividades propuestas para la RA para el ciclo de subvención 2011-2016; • Proveer fechas para los cambios propuestos; • Describir adiestramiento y apoyo adicional para la RA; • Compartir oportunidades para que los miembros de la RA sigan adelante y; • ¡Escuchar sus pensamientos e ideas!

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
Monday
February 13
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice Week 4

The Citizen-Centered Leadership Development Community of Practice series is a unique combination of self-paced distance learning study, robust field work, interactive class assignments and live webcast instruction designed to advance theoretic and skill-based learning leading to quality outcomes in the lives of people with disabilities.

Sponsor: Office of Mental Health
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
February 14
Online Training | Ed Lopez-Soto
OPWDD Benefits Planning and Work Incentives Webinar Series: Overpayments: Completing the Waiver of Overpayment Form

The Waiver of Overpayment and Change of Rate form is not an easy form to complete and it must be done correctly.

This webinar will cover the following topics about completing the waiver of overpayment form:
  • What are you really asking SSA to do with the overpayment
  • How to respond to the question about why it is not your fault
  • When to stop completing the form and just sign it after question 13
  • Listing Income and Assets
  • Listing Expenses

Sponsor: OPWDD
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
February 14
Training | ADA Center Partner
Making Tactile Graphics featuring Clara van Gerven, National Federation for the Blind

The Great Lakes and Pacific ADA Centers on behalf of the ADA National Network are pleased to announce the 2012 Accessible Technology Webinar Series. Electronic information and communications technology have become essential tools in all areas of our lives and working environments today, and are particularly important to people with disabilities by providing equal access to the workplace and social media. Please join us for our 2012 webinar series as we explore some of the latest technological trends and their accessibility to people with disabilities. All sessions are free and scheduled for 2-3:30pm Eastern/1-2:30pm Central/12-1:30pm Mountain/11-12:30pm Pacific utilizing the ElluminateLive! webinar platform. Questions regarding these programs should be directed to: ADA Conferences 877-232-1990 (V/TTY) adaconferences@adagreatlakes.org

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
Wednesday
February 15
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
Friday
February 17
Training | ADA Center Partner
Reaching Individuals with Disabilities: accessibility in private or commercial entities

Training done for the Alliance for the Disabled in Action (CIL) advocate group by Joe Zesski.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Friday
February 17
Online Training | Nancy Hinkley
PDSC Webinar - Intersections and Gaps
Project: Transition Services Professional Development Support Center
Monday
February 20
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice Week 5

The Citizen-Centered Leadership Development Community of Practice series is a unique combination of self-paced distance learning study, robust field work, interactive class assignments and live webcast instruction designed to advance theoretic and skill-based learning leading to quality outcomes in the lives of people with disabilities.

Sponsor: Office of Mental Health
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
February 21
Conference | ADA Center Partner
Testing
Wednesday
February 22
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
February 23
Workshop | Carol Blessing
Outpatient Transformation Session 1

kick-off meeting

Location: Albany, NY
Monday
February 27
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice Week 6

The Citizen-Centered Leadership Development Community of Practice series is a unique combination of self-paced distance learning study, robust field work, interactive class assignments and live webcast instruction designed to advance theoretic and skill-based learning leading to quality outcomes in the lives of people with disabilities.

Sponsor: Office of Mental Health
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
February 28
Online Training | Hannah Rudstam
The Cardinal Health Just-in-Time Toolkit Review

A review of the Cardinal Health Just-in-Time Toolkit will be provided.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Webinar
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