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Southeast ADA Center, BBI of Syracuse University, and MVSU Services for Students with Disabilities offer Two-Day Training for MVSU Faculty and Staff

September 13, 2017
Source: Mississippi Valley State University

The Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) Services for Students with Disabilities, under the division of University College is excited about the Southeast ADA Center two-day Training for faculty, staff, and students on Monday, September 18 and Tuesday, September 19.

The Training will include topics such as: Accessibility and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); Providing reasonable accommodations in the classroom; and the ADA Standards for Accessible Design. Also, Dr. Peter Blanck, Chairman of the Burton Blast Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University, will present: "Disability Civil Rights: Past, Present and Future." Dr. Blanck is a University Professor at Syracuse University, which is the highest faculty rank, granted to eight prior individuals in the history of the University.

For further information please contact Mr. Billy Benson Jr. at email:

About the Southeast ADA Center

The Southeast ADA Center answers questions, and provides training and information about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Center serves an eight-state geographic region (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee) and has a network of partners and affiliates in each state that includes Centers for Independent Living (CILs), individuals with and without disabilities, small and large employers and businesses, nonprofit organizations, universities, and state and local government agencies. The Center, a project of the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University, is one of 10 regional ADA centers in the ADA National Network funded by a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). For more information, visit:

About BBI

The Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University reaches around the globe in its efforts to advance the civic, economic, and social participation of people with disabilities. BBI builds on the legacy of Burton Blatt, former dean of the SU School of Education and a pioneering disability rights scholar, to better the lives of people with disabilities. For more information, visit:

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