Increasing Program Access under the ADA: IDEAL Group's Knowledge Discovery Technology

Event Date/Time: 

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
3:00 PM EDT - 4:30 PM EDT


Online Webinar


Accessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act is is much more than physical access. It requires looking at how programs, services, and activities are delivered. Assistive Technologies such as accessible, mobile applications may provide individuals with disabilities opportunities to access the internet's digital content even if the content was not designed with accessibility in mind. This Webinar will give participants an overview of state or local government responsibilities to provide auxiliary aids and services needed to ensure effective communications, such as making documents available upon request in Braille, large print, audio recording, and an accessible electronic format, and IDEAL Group's Knowledge Discovery Technology.

Speakers:Steve Jacobs, President IDEAL Group, and Andrew Winnegar, Training Associate Southwest ADA Center ILRU TIRR Memorial Hermann Research Center.

Continuing education recognition available on request.

Learning Objectives :

  • The participants will state the purpose of the Department of Justice regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for Title II (State and local government services) on effective communication.
  • The participants will name the five key components of effective communication for individuals with disabilities under the ADA.
  • The participants will be able identify which public entities would be required to assign a responsible person to coordinate and respond to grievances under the general requirements of Title II of the ADA
  • The participants will state the general provisions against discrimination from Title II of the American with Disabilities Act.

From the Sponsor: 

Region 5 - Great Lakes ADA Center, Region 6 - Southwest ADA Center


Business, Employer, State and Local Government, People with Disabilities


Technology (Accessible), State and Local Government (ADA Title II), General ADA Information, Public Accommodations (ADA Title III)





Registration Deadline: 

Tuesday, August 19, 2014