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Upcoming Events:

Training
WednesdayMay 03

Service Animals

Presented By: Yessica Guardiola

This session provides an overview of the importance of service animals for the independent living of people with disabilities and explains the different federal regulations for service animals in: employment, state and local governmental services, public transportation, public accommodations, diverse federal properties, housing, and air travels. 

Location: Ceiba, PR
Speech
ThursdayMay 04

Empowerment

Presented By: Yessica Guardiola

This speech explains the importance of self-advocacy for people with disabilities and how to effectively support disability rights individual and group initiatives, including technical assistance as a key tool for knowledge.

Location: San Juan, PR
Training
FridayMay 05

Accessible Healthcare Services

Presented By: Yessica Guardiola

This session provides an overview of ADA Title II & iii requirements for health services providers, including: equal access, accessible evaluation & treatment equipment, effective communication and confidentiality. 

Location: Manatí, PR
Training
ThursdayMay 11

Interacting with people with disabilities: Safe Space Conversation

Presented By: Wendy Strobel Gower

On-demand training for ILR marketing and communications around how to interact with people with disabilities

Location: Ithaca, NY
Presentation
SundayMay 14

: Getting your message out: Messaging, Delivery and Metrics

Presented By: Wendy Strobel Gower

In order for people to take advantage of the services you offer, it is critical to align your social media and outreach goals and strategies. This session will assist will walk through the steps necessary to identify your audience, formulate messaging, identify the problems that your organization can help solve. It will discuss the pros and cons of the available platforms and provide strategies to get you thinking about how best to deliver your message. Finally, we will look at strategies to measure campaign effectiveness. Cornell University Communications Specialist, Stephen D'Angelo, will partner with the Northeast ADA Center to share valuable tips on how to refine social media marketing and outreach campaigns, including strategy, integration and analytics.In order for people to take advantage of the services you offer, it is critical to align your social media and outreach goals and strategies. This session will assist will walk through the steps necessary to identify your audience, formulate messaging, identify the problems that your organization can help solve. It will discuss the pros and cons of the available platforms and provide strategies to get you thinking about how best to deliver your message. Finally, we will look at strategies to measure campaign effectiveness. Cornell University Communications Specialist, Stephen D'Angelo, will partner with the Northeast ADA Center to share valuable tips on how to refine social media marketing and outreach campaigns, including strategy, integration and analytics.

 

Presented at the National ADA Network Symposium 

Location: Chicago, IL
Presentation
MondayMay 15

Implementing Section 503 (Advanced)

Presented By: Wendy Strobel Gower

The regulations for Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act have created a renewed interest in disability as part of diversity within employer organizations. Employers are seeking to change their policies and practices as they relate to disability inclusion as a result of this law. They are also investigating how they can boost responses to invitations to self-identify has having a disability. This session will provide a brief overview of the Rehabilitation Act, provide in-depth information on the regulations defined by OFCCP for Section 503, discuss the difference between disclosure and self-identification, and discuss some strategies to encourage self-identification of disability within employer organizations. Questions will be encouraged and case studies will allow us to apply the lessons learned during the session.

Location: Chicago, IL
Training
TuesdayMay 23

ADA Overview Part 2 of 2

Presented By: Yessica Guardiola

This session provides an overview of the five titles of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), including covered entities, general requirements, and enforcement agencies.  

Location: Carolina, PR
Presentation
SaturdayMay 27

ADA Overview

Presented By: Yessica Guardiola

Location: Loíza, PR
Training
TuesdayMay 30

Service Animals

Presented By: Yessica Guardiola

This session provides an overview of the importance of service animals for the independent living of people with disabilities and explains the different federal regulations for service animals in: employment, state and local governmental services, public transportation, public accommodations, diverse federal properties, housing, and air travels.

Location: Ponce, PR
Online Training
TuesdayMay 30

Mental Health Awareness

Presented By: Archie Jennings

A brief review of the ADA, a description of various hidden disabilities, and open discussion of the public stigma and fear of persons with disabilities. 

Location: St. Thomas, VI
Online Training
WednesdayMay 31

NEADA Summer Camp Regulations

Presented By: Jennifer Perry

 This webinar will provide an overview of ADA Obligations and Best Practices for both public and private summer camps. Highlighted topics will include: Reasonable Modifications; Eligibility Criteria; “Direct Threat” and Auxiliary Aids/Services & Effective Communication.

Presenter: Jennifer Perry, Access Specialist, Northeast ADA Center

Online Training
WednesdayMay 31

NEADA Summer Camp Regulations

Presented By: Jennifer Perry

This webinar will provide an overview of ADA Obligations and Best Practices for both public and private summer camps. Highlighted topics will include: Reasonable Modifications; Eligibility Criteria; “Direct Threat” and Auxiliary Aids/Services & Effective Communication.