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Week: February 2 to February 8, 2014
Webinars Only
Date Title
Monday
February 03
Presentation | Thomas Golden
PROMISE - Capital Region Recruitment

Purpose of the meeting: Inform all NYC transition networks of PROMISE project, and discuss WNY-specific logistical details around the outreach and recruitment of families, and implementation of project.

Project: Promote the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income (PROMISE)
Sponsor: Cornell University/OMH/RFMH
Location: Erie 1 BOCES, Buffalo, NY
Monday
February 03
Online Training | Carol Blessing
CCLDS Community of Practice Week 2
Project: Citizen-Centered Leadership
Tuesday
February 04
Training | Guest Speaker
Foundations of Supported Employment

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Project: NYS Consortium for Advancement of Supported Employment
Sponsor: NYS CASE
Location: Garden City, NY
Tuesday
February 04
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
February 05
Training | Yessica Guardiola
ADA Overview

The trainer will discuss with municipal employees the five titles of the ADA, and how it apply to their work.

 

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Municipal Staff
Location: Municipality of CanĂ³vanas
Wednesday
February 05
Training | Yessica Guardiola
ADA Overview

The trainer will discuss with municipal employees the five titles of the ADA, and how it apply to their work.

 

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Municipal Staff
Location: Municipality of CanĂ³vanas
Wednesday
February 05
Online Training | LaWanda Cook
Impact Stories: Update on your Efforts and the Impact on your Local Community

 This session will be an opportunity for TN members to share their successes and challenges in improving the quality of life for individuals with disabilities in their local communities.

 

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
Thursday
February 06
Workshop | Hannah Rudstam
Building Partnerships with Employers: New Opportunities, Evolving Needs

Sustainable partnerships between placement professionals and employers are a key to creating disability inclusive workplaces.  

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Ithaca, NY
Thursday
February 06
Training | Guest Speaker
Foundations of Supported Employment

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Project: NYS Consortium for Advancement of Supported Employment
Sponsor: NYS CASE
Location: Manhattan, NY
Thursday
February 06
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
Thursday
February 06
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.

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Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: ADA National Network
Location: Online Webinar series
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