National Network Projects

While the regional nature of the ADA Network is critical to ensuring the network can adequately support the diverse population of ADA Stakeholders throughout the country, the National ADA Network often partners to offer projects of national importance.  The list below highlights these projects.

General

  • ADA Audio Conference Series
    This series provides in-depth information on ADA. It is designed to enhance an individual's existing knowledge base or facilitate continued learning regarding regulations and trends under the ADA. Previous sessions' audio and materials are archived at www.ada-audio.org. CEU's available.
     
  • ADA Basic Building Blocks
    An introductory web course that covers the basic principles and core concepts contained in the ADA with interactive application exercises. Two versions are available: 1) a FREE self-paced course organized into 12 topics that have been designed to be studied in order, available in English and Spanish and 2) an 8-week, moderated course (cost: $295/person) that emphasizes the thought process required to answer questions about the ADA. CEU's are available.
     
  • ADA Training Resource Center
    Your one-stop website for ADA courses, events and tools.
  • ADA Symposium
    This conference provides the latest information on ADA regulations and guidelines, implementation strategies, and best practices through interactive sessions. Symposium presenters represent the key federal agencies involved in implementing the ADA, including DOJ, US Access Board and EEOC. The Symposium has a reputation as the most comprehensive conference on the ADA. CEU's available.

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Employment Specific

  • ADA Employment Web Course
    A free, self-paced web course on the employment requirements in the ADA, including the important changes of the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. The course takes approximately 2.5 hours and includes real life scenarios, quizzes and a final exam. CEU's available.
     
  • Employing People with Disabilities: ADA National Network Speaks Out
    An 8-minute video featuring the importance of ADA compliance, especially related to employing qualified people with disabilities, which can be used in training programs.
     
  • HR Tips
    This site contains articles, checklists, a glossary and links to useful disability resources to help Human Resource (HR) professionals in accordance with the ADA.

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Title II/State and Local Government

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Industry Specific

  • The ADA and Hospitality
    This initiative promotes accessibility and opportunity for people with disabilities within the hospitality industry. Visit the website to obtain targeted materials and resources in print or accessible formats, request training, or learn more about the initiative.

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Legal

  • ADA Case Law Database
    This comprehensive search tool provides information pertaining to significant rulings under the Employment (Title I), Local and State Government (Title II) and Places of Public Accommodations (Title III) provisions of the ADA.
     
  • ADA Legal Webinar Series
    A program is designed for individuals who have a working knowledge of the ADA and are familiar with its basic elements. Sessions support continued learning and focus on the knowledge that has been gained since the implementation of the law through interpretation by the federal agencies and the courts.
  • Disability Law Lowdown Podcast Series
    These podcast's deliver the latest in disability rights information every other week using nationally recognized leaders in the field of disability law. You can subscribe for free and have shows automatically delivered, or you can listen to the show and read the transcripts.

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Accessible Technology

  • Accessible Tech Web Based Resources
    Website with numerous resources targeting business and their obligation to incorporate accessible technology into their HR and business practices. Contains numerous fact sheets covering a variety of topics as well as links to other on-line resources.
     
  • Accessible Technology Webinar Series
    A program that provides business and interested organizations with professional development opportunities to promote full and unrestricted participation in society for persons with disabilities through the promotion of technology that is accessible to all.

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