The Olmstead Decision: 5 Things You Need to Know

Event Date/Time: 

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
12:30 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT




Olmstead v. L.C. (1999) is a landmark United States Supreme Court decision, a ruling that requires states to eliminate unnecessary segregation of persons with disabilities and to ensure that persons with disabilities receive services in the most integrated setting appropriate to their needs. 

In this 30 minute session, Vanessa Van Gilder, Olmstead Coordinator for the State of West Virginia will discuss Olmstead and the challenges of implementation today.

  • This webinar will be presented via the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing platform. We recommend that you prepare your technology prior to the session. Visit Blackboard Collaborate Installation and follow the instructions to check your system's configuration.
  • Real-Time Captioning: Will be provided via the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing System.
  • A telephone conference option will also available should you choose not to use the webinar platform. 
  • Information on accessing the webinar platform and the telephone conference number will be provided prior to the session.

Screen Reader Users: Individuals who are using Screen Reader Software should review the instructions and information available on-line at:  Accessibility Guide for Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing.

From the Sponsor: 

Region 3 - Mid-Atlantic ADA Center


State and Local Government, People with Disabilities


State and Local Government (ADA Title II), Education, Other Laws





Registration Deadline: 

Tuesday, July 11, 2017