Thursday, November 5th, 2020, 2:30 PMEST – 4:00 PM EST
Using the ADA and ABA Standards Series: Chapter 9: Built-In Elements [WEBINAR]
This session will review scoping and technical provisions for built-in elements in the ADA and ABA Accessibility Standards (Chapter 9). When errors are made in the design or construction of built-in elements, they can pose barriers to people with disabilities in accessing goods and services. This session will address the requirements for dining & work surfaces, benches, check-out aisles, and sales and service counters. Presenters will address common sources of confusion and frequently asked questions about these provisions.
Tuesday, November 17th, 2020, 2:00 PM EST – 3:30 PM EST
The ADA, Playgrounds, and a School District in Iowa-Case Study [WEBINAR]
During this session, participants will learn how one organization turned the negative aspects of an ADA complaint into the opportunity to build a model best practice for maintaining accessible playground surfaces achieving a 100% pass rate over the last three seasons.
Wednesday, November 18th, 2020, 2:00 PM EST – 3:30 PM EST
Spotlight on Mental Health: Understanding Psychiatric Advance Directives [WEBINAR]
Attorney Laurie Hallmark will discuss how psychiatric advance directives can be used to create the systemic change to address the cycle of criminal justice, hospitalization, and homelessness recidivism. Topic areas will include a brief background and main components of directives, and a look at some differences in state laws as they pertain to these directives.
Thursday, November 19th, 2020, 1:00 PM EST – 2:30 PM EST
Protecting your Mental Health during the Pandemic and Holidays [WEBINAR]
Our lives have changed because of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Many people remain jobless. Many people are struggling to afford housing and are experiencing food insecurity. Schools and colleges are struggling with how to return to class. The uncertainty of what is safe, what is not, and when it will end has added unprecedented stress to the American people. Join us for insight into the mental health concerns caused by the pandemic, and learn how to take better care of ourselves during the holiday season.
Thursday, November 19th, 2020, 2:00 PM EST – 3:30 PM EST
Accessible Kiosks [WEBINAR]
This webinar will cover topics related to the accessibility of interactive kiosks for the widest range of people. Kiosks come in many different forms, including: public kiosks with unlimited use and no personal information; kiosks which require personal information but allow for unlimited use (e.g. ATMs); and kiosks which require personal information and allow limited use (voting machines).
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