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ADA & Access Matters

February 22, 2018

*The newsletter is updated every Thursday.

National News

EEOC Sues Zachry Construction Corporation for Disability Discrimination

Source: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Employers: Apply for the HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration

Source: HIRE Vets Medallion Program - U.S. Department of Labor

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Updates Guidance on Airport Accessibility

Source: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

For People with Disabilities, There’s Such a Thing as Too Much Savings - Here’s a Way Around That

Source: Charlotte Observer, North Carolina

January - February 2018 Issue of Access Currents Newsletter

Source: U.S. Access Board

Seeking Students for 2018 Research and Design Competition: Access and AAC

Source: RERC on Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Seeking Students for 2018 TechSAge Design Competition to Improve the Lives of Older Adults Aging with Disability

Source: RERC TechSAge Design Competition

Take the National Survey on Health Reform & Disability

Source: Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living (CHRIL)

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News Archives and News by Audience & Topic

Southeast Region News by State

Mississippi (MS)

EEOC Sues Zachry Construction Corporation for Disability Discrimination

Source: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

North Carolina (NC)

For People with Disabilities, There’s Such a Thing as Too Much Savings - Here’s a Way Around That

Source: Charlotte Observer, North Carolina

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Regional News by State - Southeast ADA Center

Events & Training

Webinars & Podcasts

Date Event
2/27/2018
Tuesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. EST
VR Counselor Transition Practices in "High Performing" States
Deadline to Register: February 26, 2018

Sponsor: TransCen, Inc., the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center, and the RERC on VR Practices and Youth

2/28/2018
Wednesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Are You Ready for the Summer? Inclusion and Summer Camps
Deadline to Register: February 27, 2018

Webinar Series: ADA in Focus

3/1/2018
Thursday
2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Open Q & A with the U.S. Access Board
Deadline to Register: February 28, 2018

Webinar Series: Accessibility Online

3/6/2018
Tuesday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Service Animals in Shelter Settings
Deadline to Register: March 5, 2018

Webinar Series: ADA in Focus

3/7/2018
Wednesday
1:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. EST
Disability and Aging: Community Living and Policy

ADA Live! (WADA) Show

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

Conferences & On-Site Events

Date Event
May 23-25, 2018

Washington, DC

Getting It Right 2018 National Inclusive Disaster Strategies Conference
Deadline to Register: May 22, 2018

Sponsor: Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

Court Decisions and Disability Issues Briefs

Review and search legal and policy developments relevant to civil rights protections and the impact of court decisions in the Southeast Region under the ADA. These briefs are developed in partnership with the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University.

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Court Decisions and Disability Issues

Other Disability-Related News & Resources

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