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Southeast ADA Center


April 21, 2017 - April 28, 2017

National News

Disability Connection Celebrates Playground in Gulfport

Source: (Mississippi)

EEOC Sues Tampa Massage Envy Franchise for Disability Discrimination

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

JAN Releases Publication on Personal Assistance Services in the Workplace

Source: Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

New PEAT Resource Offers Guidance on Accessible Technology-Related Public Policy

Source: Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Adopts New Standards for Medical Diagnostic Equipment

Source: U.S. Access Board

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Southeast Region News by State

Florida (FL)

EEOC Sues Tampa Massage Envy Franchise for Disability Discrimination

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

Mississippi (MS)

Disability Connection Celebrates Playground in Gulfport

Source: (Mississippi)

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Regional News by State - Southeast ADA Center

Events & Training

Webinars & Podcasts

Date Event
1:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. EST
Why Your Advocacy Matters: What is Happening at the State and Federal Level in Disability Policy?

ADA Live! (WADA) Show

2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Accessible Fitness Facilities and Exercise Equipment
Deadline to Register: May 3, 2017

Webinar Series: Accessibility Online

12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. EST
National Trends in Disability Employment (nTIDE) Lunch and Learn for May
Deadline to Register: May 4, 2017

Sponsor: Employment Policy and Measurement Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (EPM-RRTC) at the University of New Hampshire

2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. EST
Tools for Finding Disability and Rehabilitation Related Data
Deadline to Register: May 8, 2017

Sponsor: Cornell University Institute on Employment and Disability

2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
ADA National Network Learning Session: Clear & Effective Emergency Communications over Wireless Devices
Deadline to Register: May 10, 2017

Webinar Series: Emergency Management and Preparedness - Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

Conferences & On-Site Events

Date Event
Apr 28, 2017

Augusta, GA

Georgia Emergency Preparedness Coalition Workshop: Get Ready Tool Kit Train the Trainer
Deadline to Register: April 27, 2017

Sponsor: Georgia Emergency Preparedness Coalition for Individuals With Disabilities and Older Adults

May 14-17, 2017

Rosemont, IL

National ADA Symposium 2017

Sponsor: Great Plains ADA Center, Great Lakes ADA Center, and ADA National Network

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Events & Training Calendar - Southeast ADA Center

ADA Case Law and Legal Briefs

The ADA Case Law and Legal Briefs offer legal and policy developments relevant to civil rights protections and the impact of court decisions in the Southeast Region under the ADA that are analyzed in partnership with the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI).

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