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Week: March 4 to March 10, 2012
Webinars Only
Date Title
Monday
March 05
Presentation | LaWanda Cook
Interacting Effectively with Clients and Colleagues with Disabilities: Legal, Human and Practical Considerations

This session will include an overview of the ways in which disability has been viewed in the U.S. throughout history and offer suggestions for interacting effectively with people with physical and sensory disabilities. A case scenario activity will provide participants with an opportunity to think about how ADA and their own views of disability impact interactions with clients and colleagues with disabilities.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Gannett Health Services
Location: Ithaca, NY
Monday
March 05
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice Week 7

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
March 06
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
Wednesday
March 07
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/

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Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
Thursday
March 08
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
Friday
March 09
Online Training | ADA Center Partner
The 2010 Revised ADA Accessibility Guidelines for New York

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 2010 Building Code of New York State 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.

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Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
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