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Southeast ADA Center


August 11, 2017 - August 18, 2017

*The newsletter is updated every Friday.

National News

Audio Description to Allow the Blind to “See” the Total Eclipse

Source: American Council of the Blind (ACB)

Developmentally Disabled, and Going to College

Source: New York Times

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News Archives and News by Audience & Topic

Southeast Region News by State

Tennessee (TN)

Audio Description to Allow the Blind to “See” the Total Eclipse

Source: American Council of the Blind (ACB)

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Regional News by State - Southeast ADA Center

Events & Training

Webinars & Podcasts

Date Event
2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. EST
Reasonable Accommodations in Colleges and Universities
Deadline to Register: August 22, 2017

Webinar Series: ADA in Focus

2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. EST
Financial Literacy, Investments, and ABLE Accounts
Deadline to Register: August 22, 2017

Sponsor: ABLE National Resource Center

2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST
Open Q & A with the U.S. Access Board
Deadline to Register: September 6, 2017

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

1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. EST
Overview of the Final Rule for Accessible Medical Diagnostic Equipment
Deadline to Register: September 27, 2017

Sponsor: Cornell University Institute on Employment and Disability

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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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