The Americans with Disabilities Act and Spanish Speaking Communities

Tuesday, March 12, 2024
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM [Eastern Time]

REGISTER:
Deadline:
Monday, March 11, 2024
Online Form: Register for the webinar – March 12


About This Webinar

Description: 
Join us as we discuss the relationship between the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Spanish-speaking communities. In this presentation, we will discuss the challenges faced by Spanish-speaking individuals in accessing information regarding disability and their civil rights.

Additional Webinar in Spanish:
Thursday, March 14, 2024
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM [Eastern Time]
Learn More and Register:
Seminario web en español – La Ley Para Personas con Discapacidades y las Comunidades de Habla Hispana.

Community Engagement: 
Learn about the collaborative approach adopted in this webinar, where community members have contributed their insights and input. Discover the challenges faced by Spanish-speaking individuals in accessing information related to disabilities and the ADA. From language barriers to cultural considerations, we will discuss strategies for overcoming these obstacles. Empowering Individuals and Providers: This webinar aims to empower individuals with disabilities, community members, and service providers by providing valuable insights into the ADA and how it can be effectively utilized to protect the rights of individuals with disabilities within Spanish-speaking communities.

Learning Opportunities: 
Participants will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the ADA and how it benefits Spanish-speaking communities. By addressing the expressed needs and concerns of these communities, we aim to foster greater inclusivity and accessibility for all.

General Accommodations: 
Open or Closed Captions

Other Accommodations: 
If you need an accommodation to participate in this webinar, please contact ogonza2@uic.edu no later than Thursday, February 29, 2024. Requests made after this date may not be able to be provided.


From the Sponsor: ADA National Network

Audience: People with Disabilities, Consumer Advocate, Family Member of Person with Disability, Service Provider

Topic: General ADA Information, ADA Center Information, Disability Awareness/Education