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Week: March 18 to March 24, 2012
Webinars Only
Date Title
Tuesday
March 20
Workshop | Carol Blessing
CDI Upstate Meeting Click Here to Register
Location: Syracuse, NY
Tuesday
March 20
Online Training | Sarah von Schrader
The New York State Disability and Employment Status Report Rollout Webinar

In this webinar, we will present relevant and current information on disability and employment in New York State, providing our community of stakeholders a better understanding of where we are now, as we continue to work toward improving outcomes for individual with disabilities. Upon completing the webinar, participants will have a better understanding of the disability and employment situation in NYS, with a special focus on the following topics: 1. How disability prevalence rates vary across the state and among various groups. 2. Where disparities exist between people with and without disabilities in employment and financial security. 3. Factors that may influence the employment environment of New Yorkers 4. Utilization rates and outcomes of programs designed to serve people with disabilities.

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Location: Online Webinar
Tuesday
March 20
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.5: Overview of Supplemental Security Income

Lecture, PowerPoint presentation and written materials will guide participants through the complex maze of rules and regulations controlling the SSI program. Special knowledge will be gained concerning just how to deal with crises when they erupt. 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 21
Training | ADA Center Partner
The ADA and Its Impact on Your Business

Information regarding the history of ADA, business cases, updates to barrier removal and effective communication.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Bergen County
Wednesday
March 21
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 22
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.6: SSDI Work Incentives and Medicare

Through the use of PowerPoint, lecture and written materials, participants will gain information that will assist SSDI beneficiaries who wish 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. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

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Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Friday
March 23
Online Training | ADA Center Partner
The 2010 Revised ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Puerto Rico

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 2011 Puerto Rico Building Code 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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