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ADA & Access Matters

June 20, 2018

National News

Be Prepared for Disasters

With the start of Atlantic hurricane season, now is a good time to look at research and resources to help you prepare before disaster strikes, and to recover physically and psychologically afterward.

Governor Nathan Deal Signs GCDD-Endorsed Bill into Law, Making Georgia an Employment First State

Source: Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities

Microsoft and Apple Collaborate to Help Visually Impaired People Use Braille Displays Across Operating Systems

Source: Geek Wire

The Students Couldn’t See a Yearbook: A Mercer Professor Came Up with a Solution

Source: The Telegraph, Georgia

University of Kentucky’s Human Development Institute Has Role in Governor’s Executive Order Making Employment for People with Disabilities a Priority in Kentucky

Source: University of Kentucky

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Georgia (GA)

Governor Nathan Deal Signs GCDD-Endorsed Bill into Law, Making Georgia an Employment First State

Source: Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities

The Students Couldn’t See a Yearbook: A Mercer Professor Came Up with a Solution

Source: The Telegraph, Georgia

Kentucky (KY)

University of Kentucky’s Human Development Institute Has Role in Governor’s Executive Order Making Employment for People with Disabilities a Priority in Kentucky

Source: University of Kentucky

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Regional News by State - Southeast ADA Center

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Date Event
6/26/2018
Tuesday
2:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. EST
Sports Facilities: Let’s Play Ball!
Deadline to Register: June 25, 2018

Sponsor: TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

6/28/2018
Thursday
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Advantages of ABLE for Those Not Receiving Public Benefits
Deadline to Register: June 27, 2018

Sponsor: ABLE National Resource Center

7/12/2018
Thursday
2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Transportation Facilities
Deadline to Register: July 11, 2018

Webinar Series: Accessibility Online

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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.