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Week: February 9 to February 15, 2014
Webinars Only
Date Title
Monday
February 10
Training | Yessica Guardiola
Title I of the ADA (Part 2)

The trainer will discuss with Integra’s staff the employment dispositions under the Title I of the ADA, with emphasis in the non-discrimination requirements and reasonable accommodations.

 

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Integra Staff
Location: Integra (a job placement organization for people with disabilities)
Monday
February 10
Online Training | Carol Blessing
CCLDS Community of Practice Week 3
Project: Citizen-Centered Leadership
Tuesday
February 11
Training | Guest Speaker
Foundations of Supported Employment

Project: NYS Consortium for Advancement of Supported Employment
Sponsor: NYS CASE
Location: Albany, NY
Tuesday
February 11
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
Wednesday
February 12
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice

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.

Project: Citizen-Centered Leadership
Location: Online Webinar
Wednesday
February 12
Online Training | LaWanda Cook
Let's Talk about Effective Communication

Communicating with most people with disabilities is no different from communicating with anyone else. However, people who have hearing, vision, speech-related, or other types of disabilities may use alternative means to communicate. This webinar will address the requirements of state and local government agencies and of private businesses to ensure effective communication under Titles II and III of the ADA.

 

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
Thursday
February 13
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
February 13
Non-EDI Webinars | ADA Center Partner
Accessibility and ADA: Facility Standards Update Webinar Series

To Register:  https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1387060

This 3-part webinar series, presented by the ADA National Network , and co-sponsored by theNational Council on Independent Living (NCIL) , will focus on highlights of the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards for Accessible Design. The Standards, adopted by the Department of Justice in 2010, became mandatory for use on March 15, 2012.

Find out what's been added, removed, revised, and reorganized. Learn what's new from parking to plumbing!

Presented by Nancy Horton, Information Specialist with the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center. Ms. Horton has nearly 25 years of experience in the disability field, including working as an accessibility specialist at Centers for Independent Living, and providing consultations and architectural plans reviews for Eastlake, Derry & Associates.

When?
•    Thursday, January 30
•    Thursday,  February 6
•    Thursday, February 13
2 - 3:30 pm Eastern

Where? 
Your office! The webinar format allows you to participate online from the comfort of your location!

How Much?
The cost is $40 for each location for the full series. For an additional $20, you can receive hard copies of the U.S. Department of Justice publications:"2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design" and "Guidance on the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design." Supplies of these publications are limited; they will only be available while supplies last.

These publications are available for download at no cost at the Department of Justice ADA webpage:

2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design and Guidance on the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design 

What if I can't make all the dates?
The webinar series will be archived. Registrants will be provided information on how to access the archives. Participants are urged to listen to the first session before participating in the second or third.

Will captioning be available?
Yes, captioning will be provided for this webinar series.

Are continuing education hours available?
This webinar series has been approved for 4.5 LU/HSW from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). A certificate of participation will also be available.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: ADA National Network
Location: Online Webinar series
Friday
February 14
Online Training
NABWIS Webinar
Project: External Clients
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