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Spotlight

Hurricane Michael

For the impact and recovery from Hurricane Michael, we urge all of you to stay safe. Be sure to follow your local news, weather reports, and social media for other important emergency information in your area.

Be Prepared! Hurricanes, Emergencies & Disasters

Tropical weather and hurricane season is upon us. Now is a good time to look at resources to prepare before disaster strikes, and to recover afterward should severe weather happen in your area.

National News

Doctors with Disabilities Raise Awareness, Bring More Than Diversity

Source: Health Care on Bloomberg Law

FCC Sends CVAA Biennial Report to Congress

Source: Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Disability-Related Compliance Assistance Resources for Employers and Employees

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)

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News Archives and News by Audience & Topic

Events & Training

Featured Events

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

The theme for NDEAM 2018 is “America’s Workforce: Empowering All."
In the month of October, NDEAM celebrates the contributions of individuals with disabilities in the workforce throughout American history and promotes the value of a workforce inclusive of diverse skills and talents.

Webinars & Podcasts

Date Event
10/23/2018
Tuesday
3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Defining Financial Inclusion for Persons with Disabilities and Why It Matters
Deadline to Register: October 22, 2018

Sponsor: National Disability Institute and Citi Community Development

10/24/2018
Wednesday
3:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. EST
Promoting Competitive Integrated Employment: What You Can Do
Deadline to Register: October 23, 2018

Sponsor: LEAD Center, National Disability Institute (NDI)

10/30/2018
Tuesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
U. S. Department of Labor Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Deadline to Register: October 30, 2018

Sponsor: U. S. Department of Labor (DOL)

10/30/2018
Tuesday
3:30 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST
Get Empowered — Make the Most of Your Job and Improve Your Financial Security: Building Financial Solutions for People with Disabilities
Deadline to Register: October 29, 2018

Sponsor: U. S. Department of Labor (DOL)

11/1/2018
Thursday
2:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Accessible Exterior Routes and Surfaces
Deadline to Register: October 30, 2018

Sponsor: Great Lakes ADA Center, member of the ADA National Network

11/1/2018
Thursday
2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Accessible Exterior Routes and Surfaces
Deadline to Register: October 31, 2018

Webinar Series: Accessibility Online

11/7/2018
Wednesday
1:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. EST
Airport Accessibility and the ADA

ADA Live! Show

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

Conferences & On-Site Events

Date Event
Oct 23, 2018

Augusta, GA

"Intelligent Lives" Film Screenings to Celebrate NDEAM
Deadline to Register: October 22, 2018

Sponsor: Walton Options for Independent Living

Nov 18-Dec 21, 2018

Jacksonville, FL

StoryCorps Mobile Tour - Jacksonville, FL

Sponsor: WJCT Public Broadcasting

Nov 29, 2018

Atlanta, GA

ADA for State & Local Governments Conference
Deadline to Register: November 5, 2018

Sponsor: Georgia State Financing and Investment Commission and the Georgia Association of State Facility Administrators

Find More at:

Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

Make A Difference

Opportunities to participate, provide comments, and impact disability research, rights, and laws.

Membership Invitation

Research Study

Needs Assessment

The ADA National Network supports full inclusion for people with disabilities in all aspects of life. We are interested in how to better serve older people and Latinos / Hispanics with disabilities. The results of these assessments will help inform outreach to support people with disabilities in understanding their rights and awareness of services.

Find More at:

Make A Difference - Southeast ADA Center

Spanish / Español - Información sobre la Ley ADA

Recursos en Español para Huracán Michael

(en inglés, Resources in Spanish for Hurricane Michael)

Para descubrir más:

Español - Información sobre la Ley ADA
del sitio web: el Centro ADA del Sureste

Other News & Resources of Interest

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Accessibility cannot be guaranteed for external websites. The Southeast ADA Center provides these links as a courtesy and does not endorse, take responsibility, or exercise control of the organization nor vouch for the accuracy of the contents of the destination link. The contents of this electronic newsletter were developed under Grant #90DP0090-01-00 from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). The information, materials, and/or technical assistance are intended solely as informal guidance, and are neither a determination of your legal rights or responsibilities under the ADA, nor binding on any agency with enforcement responsibility under the ADA.