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Week: August 18 to August 24, 2013
Webinars Only
Date Title
August 20
Conference | Hannah Rudstam
Leadership in a Disability Inclusive Workforce: The Just-in-Time Program
Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Brooklyn, NY
August 21
Online Training | United Spinal
Accessibility Update: Hotels and Resorts: Q&A Session

Question and Answer Session: Accessible Hotels and Resorts

This webinar will be a rebroadcast of a previously recorded webinar from 12:30-2pm, but you will have an opportunity to asked Questions at a live Q&A Session at  the end, from 2-2:30pm.

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

Click Here to Register
Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: United Spinal
Location: Online Webinar
August 22
Online Training | Susanne Bruyère
Employer Perspectives in the New Economy

The purpose of this session will be to identify, through leader brief framing of the perceived priorities and challenges of employers in the current economy and participant interaction and discussion, what the significance of the current economy is to what employers are currently encountering, their strategic response to this environment, and ultimately the implications for improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities.

Project: National Employer Technical Assistance Center
August 22
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Module 5--Wrap-up Webinar
Project: Partners in Policymaking
August 23
Training | Yessica Guardiola
The Judicial Process of Declaration of Incapacity and Guardianship Designation in PR

 The trainer is going to explain to the audience the judicial process and requirements of declaration of incapacity and guardianship designation in PR.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Abriendo Puertas al Futuro, Inc.
Location: Bayamon, PR
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