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  • Friday, June 12th, 2015 to Friday, August 14th, 2015
    Pawtucket City Hall, Rosevelt Ave., Pawtucket, RI 02860
    In celebration of the 25th ADA Anniversary, VSA Arts Rhode Island will be sponsoring “Beyond Barriers.” A central element of "Beyond Barriers" will be an exhibit featuring artworks created by local artists with disabilities on display June, July & August at Pawtucket City Hall. During these three months, exhibition-inspired events will be scheduled including an Opening Artist Reception hosted by Mayor Don Grebien with the Pawtucket Arts & Culture Commission on Friday, June 12th. There will also be a large ADA Celebration event on Friday afternoon, August 14th featuring RI Congressman James Langevin and other dignitaries. This exhibit and accompanying events will take place to bring attention to the issues of persons with disabilities, the value of the ADA with highlighted accomplishments of what has – fortunately – changed over the past 25 years as well as raise local awareness of work that can continue to ensure equal opportunity and access for all Rhode Islanders. For more information by phone or email contact VSA Arts RI 401-725-0247; programs@vsartsri.org
  • Saturday, August 8th, 2015
    10:00 AM CDT - 4:00 PM CDT
    Menomonie, Wisconsin
    Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the ADA and the CILWW 35th anniversary! Come join us for an afternoon of fun, walk/race, awards, drinks, food, and more at the Movement in Motion 1 Mile Walk, Run, Roll in Menomonie, WI. This event is hosted by the Center for Independent Living of Western Wisconsin (CILWW), a nonprofit organization that emerged from the independent living movement of the 1960’s and located in Menomonie, WI, which has been our home for the last 35 years! For event updates and registration: Cil's Movement in Motion website at http://cilmovementinmotion.webs.com and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/cilmmevent. For more information on CILWW, visit http://cilww.com.
  • Sunday, August 9th, 2015
    Chicago, Illinois
    A celebration commemorating the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, held in Chicago's Millennium Park. This event will feature world class entertainment and will be presented in Millennium Park, which incorporates Universal Design to create a barrier free experience. For more information on ADA 25 Chicago, visit www.ada25chicago.org
  • Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
    1:00 PM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT
    Online Webinar

    Students with disabilities have greater responsibilities for seeking accommodations in the postsecondary setting than they had in high school. Colleges and universities must comply with Section 504 and either Title II or III of the ADA. In this webinar we will discuss the intersection of rights...

  • Thursday, August 13th, 2015
    11:30 AM PDT - 1:00 PM PDT
    Online

    This presentation will (1) identify those who are disproportionally impacted and discuss the converging communication challenges many face; (2) share information from first responders regarding what strategies work best for them when communication is difficult; and (3) suggest practical ways...

  • Friday, August 14th, 2015
    12:30 PM EDT - 2:30 PM EDT
    Pawtucket City Hall, Roosevelt Ave, Pawtucket
    VSA Arts Rhode Island 25+40 ADA/VSA celebration continues with the Beyond Barriers Exhibit and Reception. Hosted by Mayor Grebien with Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline will present the Creative Advocates in Disability Awards to young Rhode Islanders with disabilities creating awareness and positive change in their communities. Celebration reception will also feature multi-art activities including music, visual art, spoken word, etc.
  • Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
    1:00 PM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT
    Online Webinar

    The Northeast ADA Center receives calls and emails from university faculty, students, offices for students with disabilities services, and administrators. This webinar will highlight some of our most commonly heard questions and difficult dilemmas related to the postsecondary education setting...

  • Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
    1:00 PM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT
    Online Webinar

    People with disabilities make up a significant customer base for businesses across our country.  With the aging of the population and the greater participation of people with disabilities in community and commerce, the disability market is rapidly expanding.  How can businesses and agencies make...

  • Thursday, September 10th, 2015
    11:30 AM PDT - 1:00 PM PDT
    Online

    This webinar will cover important aspects to consider when developing a disaster plan for people with developmental disabilities and for those with respiratory concerns. It will cover the specific needs of those particular members of the community and how these two programs developed necessary...

  • Thursday, September 17th, 2015 to Friday, September 18th, 2015
    BWI Airport Marriott

    Mid-Atlantic ADA Update is the region's leading conference on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  The 2-day conference features 20 breakout sessions covering 4 topical tracks and a plenary panel session with invited representatives from:

    • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity
    • ...
  • Thursday, September 24th, 2015
    1:00 PM EDT - 3:00 PM EDT
    Online via Live Stream or in person at 10467 White Granite Drive, Oakton, VA 22124
    ServiceSource and the National Disability Institute present three opportunities to learn, change thinking and build knowledge. Each session will be offered in person at the ServiceSource Disability Resource Center in Oakton, Virginia and via nationwide live streaming. Register to attend at www.servicesource.org/ada25. Session 2: The ABLE Act Implementation Tax Advantaged Savings Accounts: New Choices for Families To Create Pathways To A Better Quality Of Life. What Does It Mean For You? Featuring Representatives From: Department of the Treasury Virginia 529 College Savings Plan The Arc Autism Speaks National Down Syndrome Society
  • Sunday, September 27th, 2015
    7:00 AM CDT - 6:00 PM CDT
    The Golf Club at Camelot W192 Hwy 67 Lomira Wisconsin 53048
    Ability Fest Wisconsin Continuing the Celebration for 25 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): A Red Roskopf Day. A donation will be provided to Autism Solution Pieces Featuring the Lynzay Legois Memorial resource fair, vendor fair, and health expo There is not Packer game on this day, but we are going to run it as a Packer Party Pep Rally. The games for the Bears and the Vikings will be on tv. raffles, prizes, awards, drawings, and otherwise. card games, board games, dice games, and other games at play. 1 PM program with stories and so forth. Lunch is optional. For golfers you know, there is golf. We tend to get twice as many non-golfers as we do golfers. Those planning on coming are welcomed to bring non-perishable food items for the Food Pantry
  • Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
    1:00 PM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT
    Online Webinar

    During this webinar, we will explore and discuss scenarios related to serving people with disabilities in a variety of sectors and businesses.  Building upon the September 9 webinar, we will pose short scenarios describing real-life dilemmas around accessibility and serving people with...

  • Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
    1:00 PM EST - 3:00 PM EST
    Online and in-person at 10467 White Granite Drive, Oakton, VA 22124
    ServiceSource and the National Disability Institute (NDI) present three opportunities to learn, change thinking and build knowledge. Each session will be offered in person at the ServiceSource Disability Resource Center in Oakton, Virginia and via nationwide live streaming. Register to attend at www.servicesource.org/ada25. Session 3: Untangling the Maze of Social Security Benefits and Work Incentives - How do we make it work for me? - What are future policy ideas? Featuring Representatives From: Social Security Administration Bipartisan Policy Center National Disability Institute Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services All sessions moderated by Michael Morris, Executive Director of the National Disability Institute Register today at www.servicesource.org/ada25
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