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The Provider Accessibility Initiative (PAI)
October 24, 2019
ADA National Network Twitter Chat
October 28, 2019
November 7, 2019
Mid-Atlantic ADA Update
November 13, 2019
November 15, 2019
Accessible Restaurants and Bars
December 5, 2019
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ADA National Network Learning Session: The Provider Accessibility Initiative (PAI)
Thursday, October 24, 2019
ADA National Network Twitter Chat: Employment and the ADA
Monday, October 28, 2019
Mid-Atlantic ADA Update - the 26th Annual Conference on the Americans With Disabilities Act
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Friday, November 15, 2019
What does "regarded as" having a disability mean?
Can you give me an example of someone who is "regarded as" having a disability?
Are all people who have disabilities covered by the ADA?
Are psychiatric disabilities covered, too?
How many people in the United States have a disability?
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The ADA, Addiction and Recovery
Aging and the ADA
Age, Hearing Loss, and Communication: What Are My Rights?
Disability Rights Laws in Public Primary and Secondary Education: How Do They Relate?
Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace
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ADA Title II Action Guide for State and Local Governments
Overview of Disability Rights
ADA Trainer Network
ADA Anniversary Toolkit
Accessible Technology Webinar Series
ADA Legal Webinar Series
Employing People with Disabilities: ADA National Network Speaks Out
ADA Basic Building Blocks
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ADA25 Portal - Celebrating 25 Years of the ADA
Region 6: Survey of CILs on Their Knowledge and Capacity to Provide Training and TA on the ADA
Region 6: Access for Users of Service Animals
Region 9: Understanding the Role of Functional Limitation Measures in Electronic Health Records
Region 9: Evaluate Data on Physical Accessibility of Primary Care and Certain Other Providers in California Including Availability of Exam Tables and Weight Scales
Region 7: ADA in Local Government Survey
Region 10: Health Care Access and the ADA
Region 8: Implicit Bias Study
Region 7: Evaluation of the National ADA Symposium
Region 6: Pilot Study of a Tool to Screen Individuals With Cancer for Vocational Rehabilitation
Region 5: The Punch-in Network and Online Social/professional Networking Amongst Youth With Disabilities
Region 5: The Quality Indicators of Assistive Technology in Postsecondary Institutions (QIAT-PS) Research Project
Region 4: Financial Inclusion
Region 3: Americans With Disabilities Act Compliance: An Exploration of Barriers and How Individuals Gain Information on the ADA
Region 10: Understanding Employers’ Hiring Intention in Relation to Qualified Workers With Disabilities
Region 7: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Training on the Americans with Disabilities Act on Implementation in the Workplace and Community in the United States
Region 6: Life After Cancer - Surveying Cancer Survivors about their Informational Needs
Region 1: From Paternalism to Self-Advocacy: President Obama’s Community College Strategy and Students with Disabilities
Region 3: Best practices in developing reasonable accommodations in the workplace: Findings based on the research literature.
Region 3: Employers use of workplace reasonable accommodations for retaining employees with disabilities.
Region 3: Negotiating workplace accommodations: Perceptions of employees with disabilities, employers and rehabilitation service providers.
Region 3: A comparison of perceptions of factors in the job accommodation process among employees with disabilities, employers and service providers.
Region 8: Improving Employment Practices for People with Disabilities: A Community of Practice
Region 8: Rocky Mountain Regional ADA Impact Assessment: Assessment of Stakeholder Needs for ADA Compliance
Region 6: Life after Cancer - Medical Practitioners' Survey of Cancer Survivor Employment
Region 4: Public Accommodations: State by State Enforcement and Remedies
Region 4: Investigating the Accessibility and Usability of Job Application Web Sites for Blind Users
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